Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Chapter 9, p. 285. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July
Hunting, Target Practice, and Sport Shooting
Hunting, target practice, and sport shooting are the primary reasons most countries surveyed permit civilian ownership of firearms; Singapore is a notable exception as it does not permit firearm possession for hunting purposes, other than a speargun for fishing purposes…
In Singapore, a person must be a member of a registered gun club to obtain a firearm for target shooting and must attend at least 12 shooting practices per year to have a licence renewed.