Weapons Act 1990 (Qld)

Category: Legislation
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Summary Information:
The Act is described as: 'An Act to consolidate and amend the laws regulating or prohibiting the purchase, possession, use, carrying and sale of certain weapons and articles and to provide for the prevention of the misuse of weapons and for related purposes'.
Detailed Information:
The Act contains numerous provisions regarding: - the licensing of weapons; - the storage of weapons; and - permission for hunting on private properties. Section 11 of the Queensland Weapons Act 1990 prescribes the following reasons for possessing a weapon: - Sport or target shooting; - recreational shooting; - occupational requirements; - another reason prescribed under a regulation.

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