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Queensland. 1997 ‘Category R Weapons.’ Weapons Categories Regulation 1997 (As in force 19 December 2014); Section 8. Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 14 November

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8. Category R weapons

(1) Each of the following is a category R weapon —
(a) a machine gun or submachine gun that is fully automatic in its operation and actuated by energy developed when it is being fired or has multiple revolving barrels, and any replica or facsimile of a machine gun or submachine gun that is not a toy;
(b) a unit or device that is capable of being used for converting any firearm to a weapon mentioned in paragraph (a);
(c) a firearm capable of firing 50 calibre BMG cartridge ammunition;
(d) an antipersonnel gas, and an antipersonnel substance, of a corrosive, noxious or irritant nature or that is capable of causing bodily harm, and any weapon capable of discharging the gas or substance by any means, other than a gas or substance and any weapon capable of discharging the gas or substance that is primarily designed for the control of native or feral animals;
(e) an acoustical antipersonnel device of an intensity that is capable of causing bodily harm;
(f) an electrical antipersonnel device of an intensity that is capable of causing bodily harm;
(g) a hand grenade, other than an inert hand grenade, and an antipersonnel mine;
(h) a silencer or other device or contrivance made or used, or capable of being used or intended to be used, for reducing the sound caused by discharging a firearm;
(i) a rocket launcher, recoilless rifle, antitank rifle, a bazooka or a rocket propelled grenade type launcher;
(j) a mortar, all artillery and any incendiary or inflammable device containing any substance capable of causing bodily harm or damage to property, other than an incendiary or inflammable device primarily designed for vegetation management.

(2) A thing mentioned in subsection (1)(a), (c), (i) or (j) is not a category R weapon if it is a public monument.

[The Act referred to in this Regulation is the Weapons Act 1990]

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