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Queensland. 1990 ‘Adequate Knowledge of Weapon.’ Weapons Act 1990 (As in force on 20 November 2015); Section 10A (Part 2). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 September

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10A. Adequate knowledge of weapon

(1) For section 10(2)(b), a person has an adequate knowledge of safety practices for the use, storage and maintenance of a weapon, or category of weapon, the possession of which is to be authorised by a licence (the new licence) if the person complies with subsection (2), (3) or (4).

(2) The person complies with this subsection if the person satisfies the commissioner that the person has completed, within 1 year before the day the person applies for the issue of the new licence —
(a) if the new licence is a security licence (guard) —
(i) an approved safety training course (security guard); or
(ii) a course in safety training for weapons conducted in another State that the commissioner is satisfied is at least equivalent to an approved safety training course (general).

(3) The person complies with this subsection if -
(a) within 1 year immediately before the day the person made the application for the new licence, the person was a licensee; and
(b) the licence (the previous licence) held by the person as a licensee was no longer in force when the person made the application for the new licence; and
(c) it was not a reason for the previous licence being no longer in force that the licence had been suspended or revoked under this Act; and
(d) the previous licence was a licence of 1 of the following classes -
(i) collector's licence (heirloom) or (weapons);
(ii) concealable firearms licence;
(iii) firearms licence;
(iv) minor's licence…

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