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Queensland. 1990 ‘Inquiries into Application.’ Weapons Act 1990 (As in force on 20 November 2015); Section 14 (Part 2). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 September

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14. Inquiries into application

(1) Before the application is decided, an officer in charge of police or authorised officer with whom an application for a licence is lodged may —
(a) make an inquiry or investigation about the applicant or the application; and
(b) require the applicant to give the officer further information the officer reasonably needs to be satisfied about the applicant's identity or physical or mental health including —
(i) in relation to the applicant's physical health - a report from a doctor about the applicant's physical health; and
(ii) in relation to the applicant's mental health - a report from a doctor or psychologist about the applicant's mental health; and
(c) inspect the secure storage facilities for the weapon or category of weapon possession of which is to be authorised by the licence; and
(d) supply, for this section, information or a document relevant to the applicant's identity to an officer or member of a State or Commonwealth police service; and
(e) require the applicant to display an adequate knowledge of the safety practices for the use, storage and maintenance of the weapon or category of weapons the possession of which is to be authorised under the licence; and
(f) make a report about the applicant or the application; and
(g) make the recommendation about the application the officer thinks appropriate….

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