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Australian Capital Territory. 1996 ‘Adult Firearms Licences - Special Conditions for Collectors Licences.’ Australian Capital Territory Firearms Act 1996 (A1996-74 - Republication No.45, effective 27 April 2016); Part 7 (Section 76). Canberra: ACT Parliamentary Counsel. 1 January

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76 Adult firearms licences - special conditions for collectors licences

A collectors licence is subject to the following conditions:
(a) a firearm in the collection manufactured on or after 1 January 1900, or that is a prohibited pistol, must be rendered incapable of being fired in the way prescribed under the regulations;

(b) the licensee must not possess any ammunition for any firearm in the collection;

(c) the licensee must not restore any firearm in the collection to a state in which the firearm can readily be fired;

(d) the collection must not contain any category C or category D firearm unless the firearm has been rendered permanently inoperable;

(e) subject to sections 191 and 227, any category C or category D firearm must not be sold or otherwise disposed of otherwise than to another licensed collector;

(f) that no ammunition capable of being discharged from a firearm to which a collectors licence relates is in the possession of the holder of the licence unless the person holds a collectors licence in relation to the ammunition or another licence under this Act authorising possession of a firearm from which the ammunition is capable of being lawfully discharged;

(g) subject to section 142, the licensee is not authorised to discharge a firearm that is part of a collection.

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