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

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20. Term of licence

(1) A licence, other than a replacement licence, remains in force for the term stated on the licence which must not be more than -
(a) if the licence is for a category A or B weapon - 10 years; or
(b) if the licence is for a weapon other than a category A or B weapon - 5 years.

(2) Despite subsection (1) but subject to any direction by the commissioner, an authorised officer may, by written notice given to a licensee, extend the term the licensee's licence remains in force to a day that coincides with the licensee's next birthday.

(3) No fee is payable for the extension of a term under subsection (2).

(4) A replacement licence remains in force for the unexpired term of the licence which it replaces.

(5) An existing licence stops being in force if a replacement licence is issued instead of the licence.

(6) Also, a licence, including a replacement licence, stops being in force if -
(a) it is suspended, cancelled, revoked or surrendered; or
(b) the licensee dies or is disqualified from holding the licence; or
(c) for a minor's licence - the licensee turns 18.

ID: Q2679

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