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Western Australia. 1974 ‘Restrictions for Category C.’ Firearms Regulations 1974 (Version 07-d0-01, as at 22 July 2015); Division 3 (Schedule 3). Perth: State Law Publisher. 1 July

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6. Restrictions for category C

(1) An approval or permit can be granted or a licence can be issued for a firearm of category C only if -
(a) it is for a shotgun and is granted or issued to a person who -
(i) is described in section 11A(2)(a) of the Act; and
(ii) requires the firearm for use as described in that provision for the purpose of training for, and participating in, an approved national or international shooting discipline; or
(b) it is for a rifle or shotgun, and is granted or issued to a person who -
(i) is a primary producer or an approved nominee of a primary producer; and
(ii) requires the rifle or shotgun for the purpose of destroying vermin or stock as described in section 8(1)(i)(i) of the Act; or
(c) it is for a rifle or shotgun, and is granted or issued to a person who requires the rifle or shotgun for the purpose of destroying vermin or stock in the person's capacity as a professional shooter; or
(d) it is granted or issued for the purposes of a firearm of that category forming part of a genuine firearm collection; or
(e) it is granted or issued for Commonwealth or State government purposes.

(2) An approval or permit can be granted or a licence can be issued in accordance with paragraph (b) of item (1) to a person who would, as a result, be authorised to use a rifle or shotgun of category C on land on which another person, as the holder of a licence, permit, or approval given in accordance with that paragraph, is already authorised to use a rifle or shotgun of that category only if the Commissioner considers it appropriate having regard to the size of the land and any other relevant factor.

[The Act referred to in this Regulation is the Firearms Act 1973]

ID: Q2841

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