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New South Wales. 2006 ‘Arms Fair Permits.’ Firearms Regulation 2006 (2006-512, as at 1 January 2014); Section 65. Sydney: New South Wales Government. 1 September

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65. Arms fair permits

(1) The Commissioner may, on application by a licensed firearms dealer or a licensed club official, issue a permit authorising the firearms dealer or official to conduct an arms fair on the premises specified in the permit. Any such permit is referred to in this clause as an arms fair permit.

(2) An arms fair permit also authorises any person who is a licensed firearms dealer or the holder of a firearms collector licence or an ammunition collector permit to participate in an arms fair that is the subject of an arms fair permit.

(2A) The authority conferred by a firearms dealer licence extends, to the extent that the licensee is participating in an arms fair that is the subject of an arms fair permit, to the sale by the licensee at the arms fair of any firearms or firearm parts to which the licence applies, or any ammunition for those firearms, but only if the sale is conducted in accordance with the Act.

(2B) A reference in subclause (2) or (2A):
(a) to a licensed firearms dealer includes a reference to a person who is the holder of the equivalent of a firearms dealer licence issued under the law in force in another State or Territory, or
(b) to the holder of a firearms collector licence or an ammunition collector permit includes a reference to a person who is the holder of the equivalent of any such licence or permit issued under the law in force in another State or Territory.

(3) The Commissioner must not issue an arms fair permit unless the Commissioner is satisfied that the premises are suitable to be used for an arms fair. In considering whether or not premises are suitable for an arms fair, the Commissioner is to have regard to the following:
(a) the nature of the activities proposed to be conducted on the premises,
(b) the kinds of firearms and other articles involved,
(c) whether adequate provision has been made for the safe keeping of firearms by means of a safe or strongroom or otherwise,
(d) the security of the premises against unauthorised entry.

(4) It is a condition of an arms fair permit that the holder of the permit must ensure that all firearms or other articles on display at the arms fair are kept and displayed in a safe and secure manner.

(5)–(7) (Repealed)

(8) An arms fair permit is to specify the time when the authority conferred by the permit commences and the time when it ends.

(9) (Repealed)

(10) In this clause:
arms fair means an event involving the temporary display of firearms for the purposes of sale or exhibition and to which the general public has access.

licensed club official means a person:

(a) who is a licence holder, and
(b) who is the secretary, or other relevant office holder if there is no secretary, of a club (within the meaning of Part 9).

ID: Q2596

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