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New South Wales. 1996 ‘General Power to Issue Permits.’ Firearms Act 1996 No 46 (Act Current to 24 November 2015); Section 28 (Part 2). Sydney: New South Wales Government. 28 June

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28. General Power to Issue Permits

The Commissioner may issue permits for any one or more of the following purposes:
(a) to authorise a person to acquire a firearm,
(b) to authorise the possession or use of firearms by minors in accordance with section 32,
(c) to authorise the possession or use of firearms in such circumstances as may be prescribed by the regulations (including film or theatrical productions or other artistic purposes)
(d) to authorise the acquisition or supply of firearms in such circumstances as may be prescribed by the regulations,
(e) to authorise the shortening or conversion of firearms,
(f) to authorise the use of a firearm (being a firearm to which a category A, category B or category H licence applies) that is part of a licensed firearms collection in order to test it, or on a special occasion as specified in the permit,
(g) to authorise the possession or use of firearms in such circumstances as the Commissioner considers appropriate,
(h) to authorise anything else that is required by this Act or the regulations to be authorised by a permit.

[Commissioner means Commissioner of Police]

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