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Kay, Anne. 2011 ‘Genuine Reason Provided by Category.’ New South Wales Firearms Registry - E-mail to GunPolicy.org. Sydney: Customer Relations, Firearms Registry, NSW Police. 14 February

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Genuine Reason Provided by Category [for firearm licences currently on issue]

Category A
Total Issued: 179,104
Sport Target Shooting: 42,974
Rec Hunting / Vermin Control: 140,045
Primary Production: 40,787
Vertebrate Pest: 1,192
Rural Occupation: 1,816
Animal Welfare: 2,504
Business or Employment: 823

Category B
Total Issued: 159,998
Sport Target Shooting: 36,962
Rec Hunting / Vermin Control: 127,567
Primary Production: 35,441
Vertebrate Pest: 1,189
Rural Occupation: 1,686
Animal Welfare: 3,286
Business or Employment: 602

Category C
Total Issued: 13,588
Sport Target Shooting: 361
Rec Hunting / Vermin Control: 0
Primary Production: 13,305
Vertebrate Pest: 0
Rural Occupation: 0
Animal Welfare: 0
Business or Employment: 0

Category D
Total Issued: 490
Sport Target Shooting: 0
Rec Hunting / Vermin Control: 0
Primary Production: 0
Vertebrate Pest: 499
Rural Occupation: 0
Animal Welfare: 0
Business or Employment: 0

Category H
Total Issued: 12,328
Sport Target Shooting: 9,361
Rec Hunting / Vermin Control: 0
Primary Production: 0
Vertebrate Pest: 0
Rural Occupation: 0
Animal Welfare: 0
Business or Employment: 1,819

Total [licences currently] Issued: 365,508

Total [licences on issue by accepted genuine reason]:

Sport Target Shooting: 89,658
Rec Hunting / Vermin Control: 267,612
Primary Production: 89,533
Vertebrate Pest: 2,880
Rural Occupation: 3,502
Animal Welfare: 5,790
Business or Employment: 3,244

ID: Q3820

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