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New South Wales. 2006 ‘Permit Authorising Possession of Firearm as Heirloom.’ Firearms Regulation 2006 (2006-512, as at 1 January 2014); Section 50. Sydney: New South Wales Government. 1 September
50. Permit authorising possession of firearm as heirloom
(1) The Commissioner may, on application by a person who has acquired a firearm as an heirloom, issue a permit authorising the person to possess the firearm.
(2) The Commissioner must not issue a permit under this clause unless the Commissioner is satisfied that the firearm:
(a) was inherited by the applicant within the period of 6 months before the application for the permit was made or such other period as may be approved in any particular case, and
(b) has been rendered permanently inoperable.
(3) A permit under this clause authorises the holder of the permit to possess, but not use, the firearm to which it relates.
(4) A permit under this clause does not authorise the purchase of any ammunition.
(5) The authority conferred by a permit under this clause applies only to a single firearm or to a matched pair of firearms.