Citation(s) from the literature library

Victoria. 1998 ‘Longarm Licences for Category A and B Longarms.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Schedule 4 (Section 1). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

Relevant contents

1. Longarm licences for category A and B longarms

(1) The firearm must be stored in a receptacle —
(a) which is constructed of hard wood or steel that is not easily penetrable; and
(b) which, if it weighs less than 150 kilograms when it is empty, must be fixed to the frame of the floor or the wall of the premises where the firearm is kept in such a manner that it is not easily removable; and
(c) which, when any firearm is stored in it, is locked with a lock of sturdy construction.

(2) If more than 15 firearms are stored on the premises where the firearm is stored, the premises must be fitted with an intruder alarm system —
(a) the installation, maintenance and operation of which complies with Australian Standard 2201.1:2007 (as amended from time to time); and
(b) which, in the event of an intrusion, activates an audible alarm warning device and an external visible alarm warning light.

(3) Any cartridge ammunition for the firearm must be stored in a locked container separate from the receptacle in which the firearm must be stored.

ID: Q2651

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