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Issue of handgun licences for category E handguns

    (1)     The Chief Commissioner may licence a person to possess, carry or use category E handguns for the reason specified in the licence.

    (2)     The Chief Commissioner must not issue a licence for category E handguns unless—

        (a)     the applicant can demonstrate that the licence is required for an official, commercial or prescribed purpose or for a purpose authorised by an Act or regulations; and

        (b)     if the application is in respect of more than one category E handgun, the applicant can demonstrate a compelling reason for more than one such handgun to be possessed, carried or used under the licence.

    (3)     For the purposes of demonstrating that the licence is required for a purpose specified in subsection (2)(a), the applicant must produce evidence that the licence is required for that purpose.

S. 16AA inserted by No. 78/2005 s. 13.

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