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FIREARMS ACT - SECT 36

Registration of firearms

    (1)     An application to register a firearm is to be:

        (a)     in the approved form; and

        (b)     accompanied by the determined fee; and

        (c)     lodged with the Commissioner.

    (2)     Subject to this section, the Commissioner is to register a firearm that is the subject of an application.

    (3)     The Commissioner:

        (a)     is not to register a firearm unless the applicant is the holder of a licence that permits the holder to possess firearms of the category of the firearm to be registered; and

        (b)     may refuse to register a firearm if the applicant is the holder of a firearms club junior licence.

    (4)     The Commissioner may refuse to register a firearm if it is not produced to a police officer for inspection.

    (5)     The Commissioner registers a firearm by entering in the register particulars of the firearm and particulars relating to the person in whose name it is registered.

    (6)     The Commissioner is to issue a certificate of registration to a person in whose name a firearm is registered where:

        (a)     the firearm is registered in accordance with subsection (5); or

        (b)     the Commissioner records in the register a change in the particulars relating to the person in whose name a firearm is registered.



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