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South Australia. 1977 ‘Registration of Firearms.’ Firearms Act 1977 (Version: 7.2.2014); Section 24 (Part 4). Adelaide: Parliament of South Australia. 12 May

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24. Registration of firearms

(1) An application for registration of a firearm —
(a) must be made to the Registrar in the prescribed manner and form; and
(b) must contain the prescribed information; and
(c) must be accompanied by the prescribed fee.

(2) The Registrar may refuse an application for registration of a firearm if he or she is satisfied that —
(a) acquisition of the firearm by the applicant was not authorised by a permit in contravention of this Act; or
(b) the applicant improperly obtained a permit to acquire the firearm; or
(c) the applicant would not, having regard to the firearm sought to be registered and the current circumstances, be entitled to be granted a permit to acquire the firearm; or
(d) the firearm does not have identifying characters as required under section 24A or the identifying characters of the firearms have been defaced or altered without the authority of the Registrar.

(3) If a person has ceased to be the owner of a firearm, registration of the firearm in that person's name is cancelled by registration of the firearm in the name of the subsequent owner.

ID: Q2896

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