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Australian Capital Territory. 2008 ‘Dealer Licences, Restrictions on Issue.’ Firearms Regulation 2008 (SL2008-55, Republication No 13, effective 1 December 2015); Section 37 (Part 9). Canberra: ACT Parliamentary Counsel. 22 December

Relevant contents

37. Dealer licences, restrictions on issue - Act, s 272 (2) (e)

(1) The registrar must refuse to issue a firearms dealer licence to an applicant unless satisfied that —
(a) the applicant is carrying on, or intends to carry on, the business of a firearms dealer at the relevant premises stated in the application; and
(b) those premises are suitable for carrying on the business of a firearms dealer.

(2) In considering whether premises are suitable for subsection (1) (b), the registrar must have regard to the following:
(a) the nature of the activities conducted, or proposed to be conducted, on the premises;
(b) the types of firearms to which the licence relates;
(c) whether adequate provision has been made for the safekeeping of firearms by means of safes, strongrooms or some other method;
(d) the security of the premises against unauthorised entry;
(e) for a licence that authorises the testing of firearms on the premises —whether an efficient bullet recovery box or bullet stop is provided on the premises.

[The Act referred to in this Regulation is the Firearms Act 1996]

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