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Queensland. 1996 ‘Firearms Licence - 1 Category C Weapon for Occupational Fisher.’ Weapons Regulation 1996 (As in force on 1 July 2015); Section 20A (Part 3). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 December

Relevant contents

20A. Firearms licence - 1 category C weapon for occupational fisher

(1) A person who, in the conduct of the person's business as, or employment by, a commercial fisher, has a need on a particular vessel, for 1 category C weapon may apply for a firearms licence with an endorsement for the weapon.

(2) An authorised officer may issue a licence endorsed under subsection (1) only if the authorised officer is satisfied the applicant's need for the firearm can not be satisfied in another way.

(3) A licence endorsed under subsection (1) authorises the licensee to possess and use the single category C weapon stated on the licence, but only to satisfy the need stated on the licence.

(4) In this section —
commercial fisher means the holder of a commercial fisher licence under the Fisheries Act 1994.

[The Act referred to in this Regulation is the Weapons Act 1990]

ID: Q2718

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