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Victoria. 1998 ‘Issue of Longarm Licences.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 2 (Section 9). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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9. Issue of longarm licences

(1) The Chief Commissioner may licence a person to possess, carry or use registered category A longarms for the reason specified in the licence.

(2) The Chief Commissioner may licence a person to possess, carry or use registered category B longarms for the reason specified in the licence.

(3) The Chief Commissioner may licence a person to possess, carry or use —
(a) for the reason of clay target shooting —
(i) more than one registered category C longarm, being shotguns, if the Chief Commissioner is satisfied that the person has a genuine need to possess, carry or use more than one such longarm; or
(ii) in any other case, not more than one registered category C longarm, being a shotgun; or
(b) for any other reason set out in section 11(1)(a) —
(i) not more than one registered category C longarm, being a rifle; and
(ii) not more than one registered category C longarm, being a shotgun; or
(c) for a reason set out in section 11(1)(a)(i) or (iv) —
(i) more than one registered category C longarm, being tranquilliser guns, if the Chief Commissioner is satisfied that the person has a genuine need to possess, carry or use more than one such longarm; or
(ii) in any other case, not more than one registered category C longarm, being a tranquilliser gun.

(4) The Chief Commissioner may licence a person to possess, carry or use —
(a) not more than one registered category D longarm, being a rifle; and
(b) not more than one registered category D longarm, being a shotgun —
for the reason specified in the licence.

(5) The Chief Commissioner may licence a person to possess, carry or use one or more category E longarms for the reason specified in the licence.

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