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FIREARMS ACT 1996 - SECT 31

Restrictions on granting Category C firearms licence

(1)  The Commissioner must not grant an application for a Category C firearms licence to any person unless the person establishes and provides evidence that the genuine reason for holding the licence is primary production, animal population control or firearms collection and, if the genuine reason for holding the licence is primary production or animal population control –
(a) produces evidence to the Commissioner's satisfaction that there is a need for the person to possess or use a firearm of the category to which the application relates; and
(b) produces evidence to the Commissioner's satisfaction that the need is not met–
(i) by the authority conferred by a Category A firearms licence or a Category B firearms licence; or
(ii) by any other means.
(2)  Any licence granted by the Commissioner authorising a person to possess or use a firearm referred to in section 16 (1) , if the genuine reason for holding the licence is firearms collection, is subject to the conditions specified in section 47 .



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