Citation(s) from the literature library

Northern Territory. 1997 ‘Application for Licence.’ Firearms Act 1997 (Reprint, as in force at 1 May 2016); Section 9. Darwin: Northern Territory Government. 13 March

Relevant contents

9. Application for licence

(1) An application for a licence is to be:
(a) in the approved form; and
(b) accompanied by the determined fee; and
(c) lodged with the Commissioner.

(2) An applicant for a licence is:
(a) if the applicant is an individual - to be at least 18 years of age unless the licence applied for is a firearms club junior licence; and
(b) to provide proof of the applicant's identity in accordance with the requirements under the Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988 (Cth) that apply in respect of the opening of a bank account; and
(c) to provide such other particulars or documents as the Commissioner requires.

(3) A person cannot apply for a licence if the person is prohibited from applying for or holding a licence to own or possess a firearm:
(a) under this or any other Act; or
(b) under an Act of the Commonwealth, a State or another Territory; or
(c) by an order or direction of a court (whether made or given in the Territory or elsewhere)….

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