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FIREARMS ACT 1996 - SECT 99G

Authority to possess and use paintball firearms

(1)  An adult is authorised to possess and use a paintball firearm if –
(a) the paintball firearm is in the person's possession with the knowledge and approval of the registered paintball operator or an adult employee of the operator; and
(b) the person is playing, is about to play, or has just finished playing, paintball on an approved paintball range.
(2)  A person who is 16 or 17 years old ( young participant ) is authorised to possess and use a paintball firearm if the possession and use are in accordance with –
(a) subsection (1)(a) and (b) ; and
(b) the written consent of a person with parental responsibility for the young participant.



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