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Queensland. 1996 ‘Conditions for Minor's Licence.’ Weapons Regulation 1996 (As in force on 1 July 2015); Section 23A (Part 3). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 December

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23A. Conditions for minor's licence

(1) It is a condition of a minor's licence that the licensee must not possess any of these category H weapons under the authority of a minor's licence —
(a) a weapon that —
(i) is semi-automatic; and
(ii) has a barrel length of less than 120mm, unless it has an overall length of at least 250mm measured parallel to the barrel; or
(b) a weapon that —
(i) is not semi-automatic; and
(ii) has a barrel length of less than 100mm, unless it has an overall length of at least 250mm measured parallel to the barrel; or
(c) a weapon with a magazine with a maximum capacity of more than 10 rounds; or
(d) a weapon designed to be used without a magazine that has a maximum capacity of more than 10 rounds; or
(e) a weapon that has a calibre of more than .38 inch.

(2) Despite subsection (1)(e), an authorised officer may, by condition endorsed on the licence, authorise the licensee to possess a category H weapon if the authorised officer is satisfied that the licensee is to possess the weapon for use in an accredited event.

(3) In this section -
category H weapon does not include a black-powder pistol.

[The Act referred to in this Regulation is the Weapons Act 1990]

ID: Q2721

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