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FIREARMS REGULATIONS - REG 36

Prescribed category H firearms

    (1)     For sections 15A(1), 15C(a), 35A(2), 58(2A)(a)(i) and 110 of the Act, the following are prescribed firearms:

        (a)     category H firearms that comply with the following:

            (i)     the calibre of the firearm does not exceed .38" unless the firearm is for use in a specially accredited discipline, in which case the calibre may exceed .38" but must not exceed .45";

            (ii)     if the firearm is self-loading, the barrel length is not less than 120mm;

            (iii)     if the firearm is a revolver or a single-shot pistol, the barrel length is not less than 100 mm;

            (iv)     the shot capacity of the firearm does not exceed 10 rounds;

        (b)     black powder or muzzle loading pistols;

        (c)     cap and ball percussion revolvers;

        (d)     highly specialised target pistols.

    (2)     In subregulation (1):

"barrel length" means:

        (a)     if the firearm is a revolver, the distance from the muzzle of the barrel to the breach end immediately in front of the cylinder; and

        (b)     if the firearm is not a revolver, the distance from the muzzle of the barrel to the point of the breach face (which includes the chamber).

"highly specialised target pistol" means a pistol:

        (a)     that does not comply with the specifications in paragraph (a); and

        (b)     that is held under a category H sports shooter's licence for use in ISSF competition events where both the pistol and the use of the pistol comply fully with the rules of the ISSF.



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