Citation(s) from the literature library

New South Wales. 1996 ‘Suspension of Licence.’ Firearms Act 1996 No 46 (Act Current to 24 November 2015); Section 22 (Part 2). Sydney: New South Wales Government. 28 June

Relevant contents

22. Suspension of licence (cf APMC 6, 1989 Act s 35)

(1) The Commissioner may, if the Commissioner is satisfied there may be grounds for revoking a licence, suspend the licence by serving personally or by post on the licensee a notice:
(a) stating that the licence is suspended and the reasons for suspending it, and
(b) requesting that the person provide the Commissioner with reasons why the licence should not be revoked…

(2) The Commissioner must suspend a licence in accordance with this section if the Commissioner is aware that the licensee has been charged with a domestic violence offence within the meaning of the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 or the Commissioner has reasonable cause to believe that the licensee has committed or has threatened to commit a domestic violence offence within the meaning of that Act.

(3) A suspended licence does not authorise the possession or use of firearms during the period specified in the notice suspending it.

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