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Australian Capital Territory. 1996 ‘Minors Firearms Licences - Genuine Reasons to Possess or Use Firearms.’ Australian Capital Territory Firearms Act 1996 (A1996-74 - Republication No.45, effective 27 April 2016); Part 7 (Section 91). Canberra: ACT Parliamentary Counsel. 1 January

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91 Minors firearms licences - genuine reasons to possess or use firearms

(1) An applicant for a minors firearms licence has a genuine reason to possess or use a firearm if the applicant wants to take part in —
(a) firearms training; or
(b) target pistol training.

(2) An applicant for a category A or category B minors firearms licence also has a genuine reason to possess or use a firearm if the applicant wants to receive instruction that is —
(a) about the safe use of the firearm for primary production; and
(b) given under the supervision of a person who —
(i) is a responsible person for the applicant; and
(ii) holds an adult firearms licence of that category under which that use is a genuine reason for the person to hold the licence.

[Note: A responsible person for an applicant is a person with parental responsibility for the applicant (see dict).]

ID: Q2558

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