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FIREARMS REGULATIONS - REG 18

Conditions applying to certain shooter's licences

    (1)     A shooter's licence authorising the possession or use of category D firearms granted to an applicant whose genuine reason is primary production is subject to the following conditions:

        (a)     the holder may only possess or use category D firearms in an area specified by the Commissioner;

        (b)     the holder must obtain the approval of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority before using category D firearms from a helicopter;

        (c)     the holder is to use category D firearms for culling from the ground only when airborne culling is not practicable;

        (d)     at the expiration of the licence, all category D firearms must be surrendered to a member of the Police Force or stored or disposed of in an approved manner.

    (2)     A shooter's licence authorising the possession or use of category C firearms granted to an applicant in accordance with regulation 12(2) is subject to the following conditions:

        (a)     the holder must take part in not less than 4 target competitions conducted by the club of which he or she is a member in each year of the licence; and

        (b)     the holder may only use a shotgun under the licence:

            (i)     at premises occupied by a firearms club that are approved under Part 8 of the Act; and

            (ii)     in accordance with approved competition and associated training programs (including the loading of not more than 2 cartridges at a time).



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