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FIREARMS ACT 1996 - SECT 37

Division 6 - Genuine reasons and requirements Genuine reasons

(1)  A genuine reason to possess or use a firearm is any of the following:
(a) sport or target shooting;
(b) recreational hunting or vermin control;
(c) primary production;
(d) animal population control;
(e) animal welfare;
(f) business or employment as a firearms dealer, security agent or security guard;
(fa) fishing for commercial purposes within the meaning of the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 ;
(fb) conducting a paintball business within the meaning of Part 6A ;
(g) firearms collection;
(h) show or exhibition.
(2)  A person does not have a genuine reason for possessing or using a firearm if the person intends to possess or use the firearm for –
(a) the person's personal protection or the protection of his or her family; or
(b) the general protection of property, other than the protection of property in the course of carrying out the functions of a security agent or security guard.



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