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South Australia. 2008 ‘Conditions of Firearms Licences.’ Firearms Regulations 2008 (Version: 1.7.2015); Section 21 (Part 3). Adelaide: Parliament of South Australia. 1 September

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21. Conditions of firearms licences

(4) If the only paragraph of section 15A(3) of the Act satisfied by the holder of a firearms licence authorising the possession and use of a class C firearm is paragraph (b) (membership of The South Australian Clay Target Association Incorporated or the Australian Clay Target Association Incorporated and membership of a recognised firearms club affiliated with either of those associations), it is a further condition of the licence that the holder must be an active member of the club….

(6) It is a condition of a firearms licence that authorises the possession and use of a class D firearm that the holder of the licence may only use a firearm of that class for the purpose of destroying animals and then only if his or her livelihood is gained partly or wholly from professional shooting.

(7) It is a condition of a firearms licence that authorises the possession and use of a class H firearm that the holder of the licence may only use a firearm of that class —
(a) if the holder is an active member of a shooting club; or
(b) in relation to carrying on the business of primary production or in the course of employment by a person who carries on such a business if, in either case, the property on which the primary production business is carried on is at least 15 000 hectares in area or is a property to which subregulation (8) applies; or
(c) in the course of carrying on the business of guarding property or in guarding property in the course of employment by a person who carries on that business; or
(d) for the purpose of collecting and displaying firearms; or
(e) for such other purpose as is approved by the Registrar.

(8) This subregulation applies to a property for the purposes of subregulation (7)(b) if the property was specified in a firearms licence that —
(a) was purportedly granted to a person for a term expiring on or after 27 September 2002; and
(b) authorised the person to use a class H firearm on the property in relation to carrying on the business of primary production or in the course of employment by a person who carries on such a business.

(9) It is an additional condition of a shooting club member's licence that the holder of the licence must be an active member of a shooting club for each licence year of the licence.

(10) It is an additional condition of a shooting club member's licence that authorises the possession and use of class H firearms that the class H firearms of each of the following categories of which the holder of the licence has possession must be used by the holder in shooting club organised shoots for that category of class H firearms on at least 4 occasions during each licence year of the licence:
(a) air or gas operated handguns;
(b) .22 calibre rim fire handguns (long rifle or short);
(c) centre fire handguns of not more than .38 calibre;
(d) handguns of more than .38 calibre.

(11) It is an additional condition of a collector's licence —
(a) that in the case of all firearms in the collection manufactured after 1900 —
(i) the bolt, breech block or firing pin of the firearm must be locked in a container kept separately from the firearm; or
(ii) the trigger of the firearm must be immobilised by means of a trigger lock; or
(iii) the firearm is secured by such other method as is approved by the Registrar; and
(b) that the holder of the licence must be an active member of a collectors' club for each licence year of the licence; and
(c) that the holder of the licence does not have possession of any ammunition that can be used in a firearm owned by the collector for the purpose of collecting and displaying firearms (excluding ammunition for use in a firearm that the collector is authorised to have possession of and use for some other purpose endorsed on a separate firearms licence); and
(d) that none of the firearms included in the collection is a prescribed firearm; and
(e) that the firearms included in the collection must not be fired without the written approval of the Registrar.

(12) If the purpose, or 1 of the purposes, endorsed on a firearms licence is paint-ball shooting, it is a condition of the licence that only a paint-ball firearm will be used for the purposes of paint-ball shooting….

[The Act referred to in this Regulation is the Firearms Act 1977]

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