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Australia. 1996 ‘Bans on Specific Types of Firearms.’ Special Firearms Meeting - the 'Nationwide Agreement on Firearms'; Section 1. Canberra: Australasian Police Ministers' Council. 10 May
Bans on Specific Types of Firearms
1. All jurisdictions to ban the sale, resale, transfer, ownership, possession, manufacture and use of those firearms banned or to be banned from import other than in the following exceptional circumstances: [The only need for the use of an automatic or semi-automatic longarm would be:]
- military use;
- police or other government purposes; and
- occupational categories of shooters who have been licensed for a specified purpose (eg extermination of feral animals).
2. All jurisdictions to ban competitive shooting involving those firearms banned or proposed to be banned from import.
[The APMC Resolutions are also commonly known as the 'National Firearms Agreement,' or NFA].