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New South Wales. 2006 ‘Requirements Relating to Carriage of Pistols and Shotguns.’ Firearms Regulation 2006 (2006-512, as at 1 January 2014); Part 7 (Section 76). Sydney: New South Wales Government. 1 September

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76. Requirements Relating to Carriage of Pistols and Shotguns

(1) An armed security guard must comply with the following requirements while carrying a pistol:
(a) the pistol must be carried in a holster worn by the security guard,
(b) the shape and size of the holster is to be consistent with, and suitable for, the shape and size of the pistol to be carried,
(c) the holster, when worn in conjunction with a belt, must be secured firmly to the belt,
(d) if the holstered pistol is concealed by clothing, the holster may be designed to allow free access to the pistol, but otherwise the holster must be designed with a thumb-break safety strap and with the trigger not exposed or alternatively with a complete covering flap so as to conceal the weapon from view,
(e) any such holster worn by a security guard other than a holster with a complete covering flap must be of an approved type.

(2) An armed security guard must not carry a shotgun except:
(a) while on duty in an armoured car or similar vehicle, or
(b) while on enclosed land before entering, or after leaving, an armoured car or similar vehicle.

Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

ID: Q11996

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