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FIREARMS ACT - SECT 60J

Restrictions on children playing paintball

    (1)     The holder of a paintball operator licence or permit must not allow a child to possess or use a paintball firearm to play paintball at the holder's approved paintball range if:

        (a)     the holder knows that the child is under the age of 14 years; or

        (b)     the holder:

            (i)     knows that the child is at least 14 years of age but is under the age of 18 years; and

            (ii)     does not have written evidence of the consent of a person who has parental responsibility for the child to the possession or use of the paintball firearm by the child.

    (2)     In this section:

"child", see section 13 of the Care and Protection of Children Act .

"parental responsibility", see section 13 of the Care and Protection of Children Act .



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