Citation(s) from the literature library

Queensland. 1990 ‘How Object is to be Achieved for Firearms.’ Weapons Act 1990 (As in force on 20 November 2015); Section 4 (Part 1). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 September

Relevant contents

4. How object is to be achieved for firearms

The object of this Act is to be achieved for firearms by —

(a) prohibiting the possession and use of all automatic and self-loading rifles and automatic and self-loading shotguns except in special circumstances; and
(b) establishing an integrated licensing and registration scheme for all firearms; and
(c) requiring each person who wishes to possess a firearm under a licence to demonstrate a genuine reason for possessing the firearm; and
(d) providing strict requirements that must be satisfied for—
(i) licences authorising possession of firearms; and
(ii) the acquisition and sale of firearms; and
(e) ensuring that firearms are stored and carried in a safe and secure way.

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