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Queensland. 1996 ‘Waiting Period for Decision on Application for Permit to Acquire.’ Weapons Regulation 1996 (As in force on 1 July 2015); Section 56 (Part 8). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 December
56: Waiting period for decision on application for permit to acquire
(1) This section prescribes the period for section 42 of the Act.
(2) The period is 28 days after the day the applicant lodges the application for the permit to acquire the weapon.
(3) However, if —
(a) the applicant already holds a firearm under a licence; or
(b) an authorised officer is satisfied there are exceptional circumstances;
the period is the remainder of the day on which the applicant lodges the application for the permit.
[The Act referred to in this Regulation is the Weapons Act 1990]