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FIREARMS ACT - SECT 35B

Limits on firearm ownership under category H sports shooter's licence

    (1)     The holder of a category H sports shooter's licence who has, at all times during the preceding 6 months, held one or the other of the following:

        (a)     a category H sports shooter's licence;

        (b)     a shooter's licence authorising the possession and use of a category H firearm that was granted for (or partially for) the genuine reason of sports shooting;

may hold only the following firearms under the licence:

        (c)     one .22" calibre pistol or one centrefire pistol;

        (d)     one .177" air pistol;

        (e)     one black powder muzzle loading pistol or one cap and ball percussion fired revolver.

    (2)     The holder of a category H sports shooter's licence who has, at all times during the preceding 12 months, held one or the other of the following:

        (a)     a category H sports shooter's licence;

        (b)     a shooter's licence authorising the possession and use of a category H firearm that was granted for (or partially for) the genuine reason of sports shooting;

may, in addition to the firearms permitted to be held under subsection (1), hold other firearms under the licence if the holder:

        (c)     demonstrates a genuine need for the additional firearms, including by specifying the category H sports shooting discipline for which the firearms are required; and

        (d)     has adequate storage facilities to cater for the additional firearms.



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