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Victoria. 1998 ‘General Discretion of Chief Commissioner to Refuse a Firearms Collectors Licence.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 2 (Section 23). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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23. General discretion of Chief Commissioner to refuse a firearms collectors licence

The Chief Commissioner must not issue a firearms collectors licence —
(a) if the applicant or any responsible person in relation to the application is a prohibited person; or

(ab) if the applicant is not ordinarily resident in Victoria; or

(b) if the applicant or any responsible person in relation to the application is under 18 years of age; or

(c) unless the Chief Commissioner is satisfied that —
(i) the applicant and all responsible persons in relation to the application are fit and proper persons; and
(ii) the applicant can possess or carry a firearm without being a danger to public safety or peace; and
(iii) the applicant can comply with the storage requirements set out by or under the Act; and
(iv) the issue of the licence is not against the public interest; or

(d) for any prescribed reason.

ID: Q12027

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