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Singapore. 2011 ‘For Target Practice.’ Guidelines on Application for a Licence to Possess Arm. Singapore: Singapore Police Force. 26 June

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A. For Target Practice

CRITERIA FOR APPLICANT
1. The applicant must fulfil the following criteria:
(a) be at least 18 years of age at the time of application;
(b) be a fit and proper person e.g. free from criminal record; and
(c) be a member of a registered Gun Club.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
2. The applicant is required to submit documentary proof from the Gun Club to the Licensing Officer within 5 working days from the date of submission of the application confirming the following:
(a) his membership with the Gun Club;
(b) his record of shooting practices in the club;
(c) that the arm he intends to possess can be used in the club's shooting range;
(d) that he is permitted to store the arm in the club's armoury; and
(e) that the arm for which he will be licensed will be kept strictly in the club's premises.

3. If the applicant is above 60 years of age, he is required to submit a medical report prepared by a registered doctor stating that he is fit to handle arm to the Licensing Officer within 5 working days from the date of submission of the application (The applicant shall bear the cost of engaging a registered doctor)…

Note: "Arms" includes firearms, airguns, air-pistols, automatic guns, automatic pistols, and gun or any other kind of gun from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged or noxious fumes or noxious substance can be emitted.

No Arms (including Airsoft or BB Guns) or Explosives or Explosive Precursors or any component parts of any Arms or Explosives shall be imported or exported via parcel post.

ID: Q5209

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