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Australian Capital Territory. 2008 ‘Prohibited Pistols, Sport or Target Shooting.’ Firearms Regulation 2008 (SL2008-55, Republication No 13, effective 1 December 2015); Section 12 (Part 3). Canberra: ACT Parliamentary Counsel. 22 December

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12. Prohibited pistols, sport or target shooting - Act, s 52 (3), (4) and sch 3, item 6, col 5

(1) The holder of a category H licence issued for the genuine reason of sport or target shooting is authorised to possess and use a registered prohibited pistol of more than 9.65mm calibre, but not more than 11.43mm calibre, for the following purposes:
(a) taking part in any of the following kinds of pistol shooting competitions:
(i) an approved competition that involves the pistol target shooting discipline known as Metallic Silhouette;
(ii) an approved competition that involves the pistol target shooting discipline known as Single Action;
(b) practising on an approved shooting range for a competition mentioned in paragraph (a).

(2) The holder of a category H licence issued for the genuine reason of sport or target shooting is authorised to possess and use a registered prohibited pistol that has a barrel length of less than 120mm for the following purposes:
(a) taking part in an approved specialised target shooting competition;
(b) practising on an approved shooting range for the competition.

(3) In this section:
approved, for a competition, means a competition that is conducted or organised by an approved shooting club and approved by the registrar.

[The Act referred to in this Regulation is the Firearms Act 1996]

ID: Q2623

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