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St Lucia. 2003 ‘Sporting Firearm Licence.’ Saint Lucia Firearms Act No.9 of 2003; Part III (Section 19). Castries: House of Assembly and the Senate of Saint Lucia. 20 January

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Sporting Firearm Licence

19.— (1) In accordance with section 4 —
(a) a person who is desirous of using, possessing or carrying a sporting firearm for sporting purposes may apply to the appropriate authority for a sporting firearm licence; and
(b) the appropriate authority may subject to subsection (2) grant the sporting firearm licence.

(2) Subject to this Act, the appropriate authority shall not grant a sporting firearm licence unless
(a) it is satisfied that the applicant is a current member of a licensed shooting club;
(b) the applicant demonstrates that the licence is required for sport or target shooting;
(c) the applicant demonstrates that he or she intends to participate in sport or target shooting competitions; or
(d) any combination of (a), (b) and (c) are applicable.

(3) A sporting firearm licence authorises the holder to
(a) engage in sport or target shooting on a shooting range maintained by a shooting club;
(b) engage in sport or target shooting competitions held by a shooting club whether alone or in conjunction with any other shooting club;
(c) subject to the provisions of any law regulating hunting, may engage in recreational hunting.

(4) The provisions of section 4(6) shall not apply in the case of an application for a sporting firearm licence.

(5) A sporting firearm licence shall be in the form prescribed.

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