Arms Legislation Bill

34 Section 23 amended (Application for firearms licence)

(1)

Replace section 23(1) with:

(1)

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

(a)

is of or over the age of 16 years; and

(b)

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

(c)

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

(2)

After section 23(2), insert:

(2A)

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.