Arms Legislation Bill

34 Section 23 amended (Application for firearms licence)


Replace section 23(1) with:


A person may apply to a member of the Police for a firearms licence if the person—


is of or over the age of 16 years; and


has not had a firearms licence revoked in the previous 5 years (or, if they have, the revocation was reversed by the District Court); and


is not disqualified under section 22G from holding a firearms licence.


After section 23(2), insert:


An applicant must, at the time of making an application for a firearms licence, provide to a member of the Police the name and contact details of their health practitioner.