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Western Australia. 1973 ‘Interstate Group Permits.’ Firearms Act 1973 (Version 05-00-00, reprinted under the Reprints Act 1984 as at 13 February 2015); Section 17A. Perth: State Law Publisher. 18 October

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17A. Interstate group permits

(1) Subject to this section where the Commissioner receives a written application from any person purporting to reside outside the State and purporting to be a responsible officer of a bona fide shooting club or similar body or sporting organisation conducting occasional shooting contests or activities the Commissioner may, if he is satisfied that —
(a) the members of the club, body or organisation are desirous of participating within this State in any shooting contest or sporting activity; and
(b) the members of the club, body or organisation are of good repute, grant to the club, body or organisation an interstate group permit.

(2) An interstate group permit under this section —
(a) shall be in the prescribed form;
(b) shall be issued to the club, body or organisation on whose behalf the application for the permit has been made;
(c) shall set forth —
(i) the names and addresses of the persons of the group in respect of whom it is issued;
(ii) the day or days and the occasion or occasions in respect of which it is issued; and
(d) shall be issued without the payment of a fee.

(3) An interstate group permit issued under this section shall not be granted for any period in excess of 28 days.

(4) Sufficient copies of a group permit shall be issued to the applicant to enable him to furnish each person named in the interstate group permit with a copy of the permit.

(5) An interstate group permit entitles the persons named in the permit to possess or carry the firearms named and identified in the permit and ammunition for that firearm as if each such person were the holder of a firearm licence for the period specified in the permit.

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