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Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘Genuine Reason: A Snapshot of Pacific Definitions - Papua New Guinea.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8 (Table 4.2), p. 63. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March

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Table 4.2: Genuine Reason: A Snapshot of Pacific Definitions

Papua New Guinea

'Substantial reason' in relation to requiring a firearm includes: (a) use in an approved club; (b) protection of life and property; (c) under-water hunting, e.g. with an explosive shark head; (d) veterinary purposes; (e) scientific research; (f) commercial hunting; (g) slaughter or destruction of stock; (h) sporting purposes; (i) subsistence hunting; and (j) any other purpose approved by the Registrar.

Source cited:
Papua New Guinea. Firearms Act (1978), No. 46 [cap. 310], sec. 2

ID: Q663

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