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Victoria. 1998 ‘Approved Handgun Target Shooting Clubs - Requirements as to Members.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 6A (Section 123D). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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123D Approved handgun target shooting clubs - Requirements as to members

(3) An approved handgun target shooting club must not admit a person as a member unless a nominated officer of the club reasonably believes that that person has submitted to the club —
(a) any records about that person kept by or on behalf of the Chief Commissioner or any person holding a position equivalent to that of the Chief Commissioner in the Commonwealth or in any other State or Territory of the Commonwealth; and

(b) two character references from people who are of or over the age of 18 years, who are of good repute and who have known the person for a minimum of 2 years; and

(c) the names of any other approved handgun target shooting clubs of which that person is a member; and

(d) the names of any other approved handgun target shooting clubs which, at any time in the 5 years immediately preceding the application, the applicant —
(i) has applied to join; or
(ii) has had a membership of; or
(iii) has had a membership of cancelled or suspended; or
(iv) has been refused membership of; and

(e) on the form approved by the Chief Commissioner —
(i) details of all handguns owned or possessed by the applicant; and
(ii) details of any handguns (not in the possession of the applicant) for which the applicant —
(A) has applied for a permit to acquire; or
(B) has, or has previously been issued with, a permit to acquire; or
(C) for which a permit to acquire has previously been refused…

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