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Australian Capital Territory. 1996 ‘Minors Firearms Licences - Applications.’ Australian Capital Territory Firearms Act 1996 (A1996-74 - Republication No.45, effective 27 April 2016); Part 7 (Section 85). Canberra: ACT Parliamentary Counsel. 1 January

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85 Minors firearms licences - applications

(1) A child may apply to the registrar for a minors firearms licence if the child —

(a) is at least the age prescribed by regulation; and

[Note: A child is under 18 years old (see Legislation Act, dict, pt 1, def child).]

(b) has completed each approved firearms training course for the licence; and
(c) is a member of an approved shooting club.

(2) The application must—

(a) provide evidence of the applicant's identity in accordance with the requirements under the Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988 (Cwlth) that apply in relation to the opening of a bank account; and
(b) contain the information prescribed by regulation; and
(c) be accompanied by the documents prescribed by regulation.

(3) The applicant must personally lodge the application in the presence of a responsible person for the applicant.

(4) The application must contain the written consent of a responsible person for the applicant to the issue of the licence.

[Note: A responsible person for an applicant is a person with parental responsibility for the applicant (see dict).]

ID: Q2544

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