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Tasmania. 1996 ‘Authority of Minor's Permit.’ Firearms Act 1996 (Act as at 4 November 2015); Part 3 (Section 70). Hobart: Legislative Council and House of Assembly. 30 August

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70. Authority of minor's permit

(1) A minor's permit granted to a person of 16 years and under 18 years of age authorises the holder to possess or use a firearm of a category specified in the permit only -
(a) under the supervision of -
(i) the holder of a licence; or
(ii) a person approved to supervise the use by minors of firearms to which the permit relates; and
(b) for the purpose of -
(i) receiving instruction in the safe use of the firearm; or
(ii) target shooting on an approved range.

(2) A minor's permit granted to a person of 12 years and under 16 years of age authorises the holder to possess or use a firearm of a category specified in the permit only -
(a) under the supervision of -
(i) the holder of a licence; or
(ii) a person approved to supervise the use by minors of firearms to which the permit relates; and
(b) for the purpose of -
(i) receiving on an approved range instruction in the safe use of the firearm; or
(ii) target shooting on an approved range.

ID: Q2973

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