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FIREARMS ACT - SECT 30B

Records to be kept by firearms clubs

    (1)     The holder of a firearms club licence must keep and maintain records containing:

        (a)     the names and addresses of all present and past members for the firearms club; and

        (b)     the financial status of members; and

        (c)     for each member – particulars of competition shooting and events organised or co-ordinated by the firearms club that the member has participated including the date of the competition or event and the time when the member commenced and finished competing; and

        (d)     the names of range officers and other persons responsible for conducting competition shooting and events organised or co-ordinated by the firearms club and the dates and times when they were responsible for conducting a competition or event.

    (2)     The holder of a firearms club licence must, on demand by a police officer, produce to the officer a record required to be kept under subsection (1).

Maximum penalty:     20 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months.

    (3)     A police officer may:

        (a)     examine a record kept under subsection (1); and

        (b)     make copies of, or take extracts from, the record; and

        (c)     retain the record for any reasonable period that the officer thinks fit.

    (4)     The holder of a firearms club licence must provide to the Commissioner within 3 months after the end of each financial year an annual report in the approved form giving the following details:

        (a)     the name and address of each person who was a member of the firearms club during the year and whether or not the member was a financial member;

        (b)     particulars of category H firearms held by each of those members;

        (c)     particulars of participation in category H sports shooting events during the year by each of those members (if applicable), including the dates of the events.

Maximum penalty:     100 penalty units.



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