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Tasmania. 1996 ‘Category C, D and H Firearms Licence Requirements.’ Firearms Act 1996 (Act as at 4 November 2015); Part 5 (Section 86). Hobart: Legislative Council and House of Assembly. 30 August

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86. Category C, D and H firearms licence requirements

(1) The holder of a Category C firearms licence, Category D firearms licence or Category H firearms licence must comply with the following requirements in respect of the storage of any firearm to which the licence applies:
(a) if the firearm is not being used, it must be stored in a locked receptacle of an approved type made of metal, concrete or any other approved material that is not easily penetrated;
(b) the receptacle must be bolted to a wall or floor;
(c) any ammunition for the firearm must be stored in a locked container of an approved type that is kept separate from the receptacle containing the firearm;
(d) any other prescribed requirement relating to security and safe storage.

Penalty:
Fine not exceeding 50 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not
exceeding 2 years, or both.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a licensee if the licensee satisfies the Commissioner that the licensee has provided alternative arrangements for the storage of firearms in the licensee's possession that are of a standard not less than the requirements specified in this section.

ID: Q2979

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