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Victoria. 1998 ‘Reasons for Applying for Longarm Licence, Category E.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 2 (Section 13). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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13. Reasons for applying for a longarm licence, category E

(1) The Chief Commissioner must not issue a longarm licence for category E longarms 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 longarm, the applicant can demonstrate a compelling reason for more than one such longarm to be possessed, carried or used under the licence.

(2) For the purposes of demonstrating that the licence is required for a purpose specified in subsection (1)(a), the applicant must produce evidence that the licence is required for that purpose.

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