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South Australia. 1977 ‘Power to Require Medical Examination or Report.’ Firearms Act 1977 (Version: 7.2.2014); Section 6B (Part 2). Adelaide: Parliament of South Australia. 12 May
6B. Power to require medical examination or report
(1) The Registrar may, as reasonably required for the purposes of determining whether a person is a fit and proper person to have possession of a firearm or ammunition or to hold or have possession of a licence for the purposes of this Act, require the person to —
(a) submit to an examination by a health professional, or by a health professional of a class, specified by the Registrar; or
(b) provide a medical report from a health professional, or from a health professional of a class, specified by the Registrar, (including an examination or report that will require the person to submit to a blood test or some other prescribed procedure).
(2) A person may be taken not to be a fit and proper person to have possession of a firearm or ammunition or to hold or have possession of a licence for the purposes of this Act, if the person fails to comply with a requirement made under subsection (1).
(3) In this section —
health professional means —
(a) a medical practitioner; or
(b) a psychologist; or
(c) a person of a class prescribed by regulation.
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