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Queensland. 1996 ‘Firearms Licence - Category C Shotguns for Clay Target Shooting.’ Weapons Regulation 1996 (As in force on 1 July 2015); Section 19 (Part 3). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 December

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19. Firearms licence - category C shotguns for clay target shooting

(1) A member of an approved shooting club that takes part in, or is affiliated with a body that takes part in, national and international clay target shooting competition (the member's club) may apply for a firearms licence with an endorsement for category C shotguns.

(2) The applicant must, because of a lack of strength or dexterity, have a physical need for a category C shotgun to enable the applicant to take part in clay target shooting.

(3) A document supporting the existence of that physical need because of a medical condition, that is signed by a doctor, must be lodged with the application.

(4) Subsections (2) and (3) do not apply to an applicant who, on 14 November 1996 —
(a) owned a category C shotgun; and
(b) was a member of an approved shooting club that takes part in, or is affiliated with a body that takes part in, national and international clay target shooting competition.

(5) The licence authorises the licensee to use any category C shotgun at an approved range, for a clay target shooting competition approved by the member's club or a training program associated with that competition, and to possess any
category C shotgun for that purpose.

(6) The licensee must not load or allow anyone else to load more than 2 rounds of ammunition into a weapon to which the licence applies.

Maximum penalty - 10 penalty units.

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

ID: Q2716

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