Citation(s) from the literature library

Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Annex 9.1, pp. 38-47. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

Relevant contents

Annex 9.1: Overview of Owner Licensing Criteria and Genuine Reasons for Owning a Firearm


Age: 21 (school and university students are exempt from requiring a licence for training purposes)

Mental Health: YES (and physical)

Drug Dependency: YES (not intoxicated)

Criminal Record: YES

Public Security or Safety: YES

Competency: YES (must have knowledge of proper security precautions)

Reason Required? legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Hunting: not specified

Target/Sport Shooting: not specified

Profession: not specified

Performance: not specified

Collection: not specified

Personal Protection: not specified

ID: Q5415

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