Northern Territory Consolidated Regulations

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Prescribed checks for shooter's licence or permit to purchase firearm

For the purposes of sections 10(5) and 35(5) of the Act, the prescribed checks are checks by the Commissioner of:

        (a)     the records of the Northern Territory Police Force; and

        (b)     if the Commissioner considers it necessary – the records of the Australian Federal Police and the records of each of the States and other Territories of the Commonwealth,

to determine if the applicant for the licence or permit is recorded as:

        (c)     having been charged with, or convicted or otherwise dealt with by a court or other tribunal for, a breach of the criminal law or a law relating to domestic violence; or

        (d)     having been the subject of an order made by a court or other tribunal under a law relating to domestic violence or mental health.

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