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Victoria. 1998 ‘Firearms Collectors Licence.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Schedule 2 (Section 5). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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5. Firearms collectors licences

(5) Any category E firearms in the collection must be rendered permanently inoperable.

(6) Any category D firearms kept in the collection must be rendered permanently inoperable as follows —
(a) in the case of firearms with fixed firing pins, the pin must be ground flush with the face of the bolt, in any other case, the pin must be removed completely; and

(b) in the case of firearms with a firing pin hole, the hole must be filled from the front end with weld; and

(c) the barrel must be rendered inoperative by —
(i) welding a steel insert into the chamber end to prevent chambering a round; or
(ii) drilling a hole vertically through the chamber and welding a substantial pin in place to prevent chambering a round; and

(d) immobilising the firing mechanism by welding the trigger and internal components…

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