Arms Legislation Bill

35 Section 24 amended (Issue of firearms licence)

Replace section 24(1) with:

(1)

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

(a)

the applicant

(i)

is of or over the age of 16 years; and

(ii)

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

(b)

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.