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Tasmania. 1996 ‘Special Conditions of Certain Licence.’ Firearms Act 1996 (Act as at 4 November 2015); Part 2 (Section 47). Hobart: Legislative Council and House of Assembly. 30 August

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47. Special conditions of certain licence

(1) Any licence that authorises the holder to possess firearms for the purpose of a firearms collection is subject to the following conditions:
(a) any firearm in the collection that has been manufactured after 1 January 1900, other than a firearm referred to in section 17(1), must be rendered temporarily incapable of being fired by -
(i) the removal and storage of the bolt or firing pin or both the bolt and firing pin in a locked container of an approved type that is kept separate from the firearm; or
(ii) the application to the firearm of an approved trigger lock;
(b) any firearm referred to in section 17(1) in the collection must, in the prescribed manner, be rendered permanently incapable of being fired;
(c) the holder must not possess any ammunition for any firearm in the collection unless it is stored in the prescribed manner;
(d) the holder must not restore any firearm in the collection to a state in which the firearm can readily be fired;
(e) the holder must not discharge a firearm which forms part of the collection;
(f) a collection of firearms must only contain firearms manufactured before a prescribed date.

(2) A firearm heirlooms licence is subject to the condition that the heirloom firearm must, in the prescribed manner, be rendered permanently incapable of being fired.

(3) A Category H firearms licence for sport or target shooting is subject to the following conditions:
(a) the holder must not possess or use a prohibited pistol without the approval of the Commissioner;
(b) the holder must comply with minimum annual participation rates relating to sport or target shooting as specified in the conditions of the licence and provide evidence to the Commissioner of his or her compliance with those annual participation rates unless exempted from doing so by the Commissioner.

(4) The Commissioner may, by notice in writing given to the holder of a Category H firearms licence for sport or target shooting in existence immediately before 1 July 2003, amend any conditions specified in that licence to give effect to the amendments made to this Act by the Firearms Amendment Act 2003.

ID: Q2966

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