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Australian Capital Territory. 1996 ‘Temporary Recognition of Interstate Licences - General.’ Australian Capital Territory Firearms Act 1996 (A1996-74 - Republication No.45, effective 27 April 2016); Part 8 (Section 136). Canberra: ACT Parliamentary Counsel. 1 January

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136 Temporary recognition of interstate licences - general

(1) This section applies to an individual interstate licensee if the individual —
(a) is a resident of a State or another Territory and comes to the ACT for —
(i) the purpose of taking part in an approved shooting or approved paintball competition; or
(ii) a purpose prescribed by regulation in relation to the possession or use of a firearm; and
(b) holds an interstate licence that corresponds to a category A licence, category B licence, category C licence, category H licence or paintball marker licence.

(2) For the authorised period, the individual is authorised to possess, or use, for a purpose mentioned in subsection (1) (a), a firearm of a kind to which the corresponding local licence applies.

(3) However, the authorisation under subsection (2) is subject to compliance with any condition prescribed by regulation.

(4) This section does not apply to an individual to whom section 137 applies.

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