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Queensland. 1990 ‘Permit to Acquire - Inquiries into Application.’ Weapons Act 1990 (As in force on 20 November 2015); Section 41 (Part 3). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 September

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Permit to Acquire

41. Inquiries into application

(1) Before the application is decided, an officer in charge of police or authorised officer with whom an application for a permit to acquire is lodged may —
(a) make an inquiry or investigation about the applicant or the application; and
(b) require the applicant to give the officer further information the officer reasonably needs to be satisfied about the applicant's identity or physical or mental health including —
(i) in relation to the applicant's physical health - a report from a doctor about the applicant's physical health; and
(ii) in relation to the applicant's mental health - a report from a doctor or psychologist about the applicant's mental health; and
(c) inspect the secure storage facilities for the weapon for which the permit to acquire is to be issued; and
(d) supply, for this section, information or a document relevant to the applicant's identity to an officer or member of a State or Commonwealth police service; and
(e) make a report about the applicant or the application; and
(f) make the recommendation about the application the officer thinks appropriate….

ID: Q11991

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