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Tasmania. 1996 ‘Granting Permit.’ Firearms Act 1996 (Act as at 4 November 2015); Part 3 (Section 61). Hobart: Legislative Council and House of Assembly. 30 August

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61. Granting permit

The Commissioner may grant an application for a permit -
(a) subject to any condition the Commissioner considers appropriate; and
(b) only after the end of 28 days following the day on which the application is lodged; and
(c) in the case of an application from the holder of a Category H firearms licence for sport or target shooting, to acquire not more than 2 pistols of different categories from the following categories of pistols if the Commissioner is satisfied that the applicant has held the Category H firearms licence for sport or target shooting, and has been a member of an approved pistol shooting club, for a period of at least 6 months:
(i) one .22 inch calibre pistol;
(ii) one .177 inch calibre air pistol;
(iii) one centre-fire pistol;
(iv) one black-powder muzzle loader; and
(d) in the case of an application from the holder of a Category H firearms licence for sport or target shooting, to acquire a pistol referred to in section 18(3) if the Commissioner is satisfied that the applicant has held the Category H firearms licence for sport or target shooting, and has been a member of an approved pistol shooting club, for a period of at least 12 months.

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