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FIREARMS ACT - SECT 58A

Obligation of supervisor

    (1)     The holder of a firearms licence who is supervising a person for the purposes of section 58(3) must ensure the firearm is:

        (a)     of a category that the holder is authorised to use; and

        (b)     used in accordance with any conditions of the licence; and

        (c)     used in a manner that will not create a danger to any person or damage to property.

Maximum penalty:     100 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months.

    (2)     A firearms club must not permit a person who is not the holder of a category H sports shooter's licence to use a category H firearm under supervision at the club premises unless:

        (a)     the person is undergoing an approved firearms safety training course conducted by the holder of a firearms instructor licence; or

        (b)     the person is the holder of a permit under section 31(1)(fb); or

        (c)     the person is a person to whom a permit under section 31(1)(fc) relates.

Maximum penalty:     500 penalty units.



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