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Northern Territory. 1997 ‘Period of Licence.’ Firearms Act 1997 (Reprint, as in force at 1 May 2016); Section 14. Darwin: Northern Territory Government. 13 March

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14. Period of licence

(1) Subject to this Act:
(a) a shooter's licence that authorises the possession or use of:
(i) category A or category B firearms remains in force for 5 years; and
(ii) category C firearms remains in force for 3 years; and
(iii) category D firearms remains in force for one year or a shorter period as determined by the Commissioner and specified in the licence; and
(iv) category H firearms remains in force for one year; and
(b) a firearms club junior licence remains in force until the holder attains the age of 18 years; and
(c) a firearms armourer licence, firearms dealer licence and firearms corporate licence remains in force for one year; and
(d) a firearms employee licence remains in force for one year or a shorter period as determined by the Commissioner and specified in the licence; and
(e) a firearms collector licence remains in force for 5 years; and
(ea) an antique firearms collector licence remains in force for the life of the licence holder; and
(f) a firearms club licence remains in force for 3 years; and
(g) a firearms instructor licence remains in force for one year; and
(h) a paintball operator licence remains in force for 1 year; and
(i) a paintball employee licence remains in force for 1 year or the shorter period specified in the licence.

(1A) If a person holds a shooter's licence that authorises the possession or use of more than one category of firearm, the shooter's licence remains in force for the shortest period prescribed under subsection (1) in respect of the categories of firearm to which the licence relates.

(2) Subject to this Act, a licence expires 3 months after the holder ceases to reside permanently in the Territory.

(3) A licence is not renewable and a fresh application must be made for the grant of a new licence as required.

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