Proposed Reg 26b

FIREARMS REGULATIONS 1974 - REG 26B
26B. Certain licences, permits and approvals not to be issued, granted or given

  1. In this regulation - revolving rifle means a rifle the ammunition for which is loaded into and fired from a revolving cylinder or revolving chamber.
  2. A licence, permit or approval relating to a firearm cannot be issued, granted or given if —
    1. in the opinion of the Commissioner, the firearm closely resembles a firearm that is prohibited under regulation 26; or
    2. in the opinion of the Commissioner, the firearm is designed to be, or capable of being, readily adapted for use as a handgun; or
    3. the firearm is specified in the Table to subregulation (4); or
    4. subject to subregulation (3), the firearm is a revolving rifle.
  3. Subregulation (2)(d) does not prevent a licence, permit or approval being issued, granted or given for a revolving rifle if —
    1. the revolving rifle is a single action revolving rifle; and
    2. in the opinion of the Commissioner, the revolving rifle has significant commemorative, historical, thematic or heirloom value.
  4. The following firearms are specified for the purpose of subregulation (2)(c) -
  • .22 calibre Armi Jager model AP 15 semi‑automatic rifle
  • .22 calibre Armi Jager model AP 75 semi‑automatic rifle
  • .22 calibre Josef G: Landmann‑Preetz model JGL — Automat 65 semi‑automatic rifle
  • .22 calibre Squibman Model 16 semi‑automatic rifle
  • .223 calibre Remington make, 7615P model, pump‑action rifle
  • .223 calibre Vektor make, H 5 model, pump‑action rifle
  • 7.62 mm calibre Cugir pump‑action (Romanian make) rifle designed for ammunition with a case length of 39 mm