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South Australia. 2008 ‘Conditions of Dealers' Licences.’ Firearms Regulations 2008 (Version: 1.7.2015); Section 22 (Part 3). Adelaide: Parliament of South Australia. 1 September

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22. Conditions of dealers' licences

(1) It is a condition of a dealer's licence that —
(a) the dealer must give the Registrar written notice in a form approved by the Registrar of all changes to his or her name or address within 14 days after the change occurs; and
(b) the dealer must comply with the provisions of Part 6 that apply to, or in relation to, firearms or ammunition held pursuant to the licence; and
(c) when a firearm or ammunition is not secured as required by Part 6, the dealer must take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the firearm or ammunition is not lost or stolen or does not come into the possession of an unauthorised person; and
(d) the dealer must report the theft, loss or destruction of a firearm that is owned or held by the dealer in the course of carrying on business as a dealer in firearms to a police officer within 14 days after the theft, loss or destruction occurs; and
(e) subject to subregulation (2), the dealer does not carry on business as a dealer in firearms or ammunition except at the premises authorised by the licence; and
(f) in the course of carrying on business as a dealer in firearms, the dealer does not keep firearms at any premises except those referred to in paragraph (e) unless he or she does so for the purpose of testing or repairing those firearms; and
(g) the dealer must not deal in —
(i) mechanisms or other fittings that can be fitted to a firearm to convert it to an automatic firearm; or
(ii) mechanisms or other fittings that, when fitted to a suitable firearm, will enable the firearm to fire grenades or other explosive projectiles; and
(h) during the hours that members of the public have access to the premises referred to in paragraph (e), the dealer displays the licence, or a copy of the licence (the copy does not need to include a photograph of the holder of the licence), in those premises in a position in which it is likely to be seen and read by members of the public; and
(i) the dealer identifies, in a manner approved by the Registrar, each firearm that he or she owns in the course of carrying on business as a dealer in firearms; and
(j) the dealer must produce to a police officer on request the records kept by him or her pursuant to the Act and these regulations; and
(k) the dealer must allow a police officer to enter and inspect any premises at which the dealer is authorised by the licence to carry on business for the purpose of enforcement of the Act and these regulations; and
(l) the dealer must, whenever required to do so by the Registrar or a police officer, provide the Registrar or member with information relating to a firearm recorded to, or in the possession of, the dealer.

(2) A dealer may —
(a) exhibit firearms and ammunition for the purpose of sale by auction and may sell firearms or ammunition by auction at a place other than his or her premises; and
(b) exhibit firearms and ammunition for any other purpose at places other than his or her premises if he or she does not exhibit —
(i) 2 or more identical firearms; or
(ii) more than 50 rounds of identical ammunition.

[The Act referred to in this Regulation is the Firearms Act 1977]

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