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Dominica. 2011 ‘Sporting Firearm Licence.’ Firearms Act No. 3 of 2011; Part IV (Section 22), pp. 230-231. Roseau: Parliament of the Commonwealth of Dominica. 15 April

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Sporting Firearm Licence

22. (1) In accordance with section 7:

(a) a person who wishes to use, possess or carry a sporting firearm1 for sporting purposes may apply to the appropriate authority1 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 intends to participate in sport or target shooting competitions; or
(d) any combination of paragraph (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 club alone or in conjunction with any other shooting club;
(c) subject to the provisions of any law regulating hunting engage in recreational hunting.

(4) Section 7(6) does not apply in the case of an application for a sporting firearm licence…

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