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Australian Capital Territory. 1996 ‘Genuine Reasons to Possess or Use Firearms - Recreational Hunting or Vermin Control on Rural Land.’ Australian Capital Territory Firearms Act 1996 (A1996-74 - Republication No.45, effective 27 April 2016); Part 7 (Section 61). Canberra: ACT Parliamentary Counsel. 1 January

Relevant contents

Table 61. Recreational hunting or vermin control on rural land

2.1 For recreational hunting or vermin control on rural land —
(a) the applicant has the permission of the owner or occupier of the land to shoot on the land; or
(b) the applicant —
(i) is an active member of an approved hunting club; and
(ii) intends to use the firearm solely to take part in recreational hunting activities conducted by the club; and
(iii) proves that the main objects of the club are to conduct recreational hunting activities requiring the use of the firearm for which the licence is sought; and
(iv) proves that the club has the permission of the owner or occupier of the land to conduct those activities on the land.

2.2 For vermin control in a reserve — the applicant holds a nature conservation licence, or a public unleased land permit, authorising the applicant to use a firearm in a reserve to kill animals.

ID: Q2525

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