Arms Legislation Bill

35 Section 24 amended (Issue of firearms licence)

Replace section 24(1) with:


Subject to subsection (2), a firearms licence may be issued by a member of the Police who is satisfied that


the applicant


is of or over the age of 16 years; and


is a fit and proper person to be in possession of a firearm or airgun; and


the applicant’s storage facilities for their firearms and ammunition have been inspected by a member of the Police and are compliant with the requirements for the secure storage of firearms and ammunition.