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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

(1) It is a condition of a firearms licence that —
(a) the holder of the licence must give the Registrar written notice in a form approved by the Registrar of all changes to his or her name or address within 14 days after the change occurs; and
(b) every firearm that the holder of the licence has possession of pursuant to the licence must comply with section 24A of the Act; and
(c) the holder of the licence must comply with the provisions of Part 6 that apply to, or in relation to, firearms held pursuant to the licence; and
(d) when a firearm or ammunition is not secured as required by Part 6 the holder of the licence must take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the firearm or ammunition is not lost or stolen or does not come into the possession of an unauthorised person; and
(e) the holder of the licence must report the theft, loss or destruction of a firearm to which the licence relates to a police officer within 14 days after the theft, loss or destruction occurs; and
(f) if the holder of the licence informed the Registrar, when applying for the licence, of the place at which he or she intended to keep firearms pursuant to the licence when not in use and the manner in which he or she intended securing those firearms, the holder of the licence —
(i) must allow, at any reasonable time, a police officer to enter and inspect the place at which the firearms are kept to ensure the firearms are so secured; and
(ii) must give the Registrar prior written notice of any change in the place at which the firearms are kept; and
(iii) must not, without the approval of the Registrar, change the manner in which the firearms are secured; and
(g) the holder of the licence must, whenever required to do so by the Registrar, provide the Registrar with information relating to a firearm registered in his or her name or in his or her possession; and
(h) the holder of the licence must whenever required to do so by the Registrar provide the Registrar with information that the Registrar requires to determine whether he or she should take action under section 20(1a) of the Act….

(13) A licence to possess a prescribed firearm is subject to the following conditions in addition to the conditions prescribed by subregulation (1):
(a) the firearm to which the licence relates must not be used to fire a projectile;
(b) the firearm must be kept at the premises and in the manner specified in the licence unless approval to the contrary is granted by the Registrar;
(c) the holder of the licence must not surrender control of the firearm except when disposing of the firearm….

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

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