Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library

Australia. 1996 ‘Gun Use: How it Affects You.’ Australian Federal Government AMPC Resolutions 10 May: Pamphlet. Canberra: Commonwealth Law Enforcement Board and the Australasian Police Ministers' Council / APMC. 1 June

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Licence categories are graded as follows:

Category A: air rifles, rimfire rifles (excluding self-loading), single and double barrel shotguns.

Category B: muzzle-loading firearms, single shot, double barrel and repeating action centre fire rifles, break action shotguns/rifle combinations.

Category C (prohibited except for occupational purposes): self-loading rimfire rifles with a magazine capacity no greater than 10 rounds, self-loading shotguns with a magazine capacity no greater than 5 rounds, pump action shotguns with a magazine capacity no greater than 5 rounds.

Category D (prohibited except for official purposes): self-loading centre fire rifles, self-loading shotguns and pump action shotguns with a capacity of more than 5 rounds, self-loading rim-fire rifles with a magazine capacity greater than 10 rounds.

Category H (restricted): all handguns, including air pistols.

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