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Queensland. 1996 ‘Storage of Weapon Not in Licensee's Physical Possession - When Away From Secure Storage Facilities.’ Weapons Regulation 1996 (As in force on 1 July 2015); Section 60A (Part 9). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 December

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60A. Storage of weapon not in licensee's physical possession - when away from secure storage facilities

(1) This section applies to a weapon in the possession of a person who is —
(a) the holder of a visitor's licence; or
(b) a visitor to Queensland to whom section 32(1) of the Act applies; or
(c) another person if —
(i) the person is away from the person's secure storage facilities; and
(ii) it is unreasonable for the person to have to go to those facilities to store the weapon.

(2) A person who possesses a weapon to which this section applies must, when the weapon is not in the person's physical possession, store it unloaded in —
(a) a securely closed container with the bolt removed or with a trigger lock fitted; or
(b) a locked container…

(3) The container must be —
(a) out of sight in a locked room of a permanent building; or
(b) locked in the boot of a vehicle; or
(c) out of sight, locked in a vehicle that does not have a boot.

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

ID: Q2737

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