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Victoria. 1998 ‘Reasons for Applying for Longarm Licence, Category C.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 2 (Section 11). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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11. Reasons for applying for a longarm licence, category C

(1) The Chief Commissioner must not issue a longarm licence for category C longarms unless —

(a) the applicant can demonstrate that the licence is required for one of the following reasons —
(i) primary production;
(ii) professional hunting;
(iii) clay target shooting;
(iv) an official, commercial or prescribed purpose or for a purpose authorised by an Act or regulations;
(v) possessing a category C longarm, being a shotgun, for carriage and use by the holder of a junior licence for the purpose of clay target shooting; and

(b) the applicant has a genuine need to possess, carry or use a category C firearm which relates to the applicant's reason for requiring the licence and which cannot be satisfied by a category A or B firearm or by other means.

ID: Q2613

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