Section 41 of the Firearms Act 1996 is Category C, D and H Licence Requirements and is extracted below.
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(1) The holder of a category C, category D or category H licence must comply with the following requirements in respect of any firearm to which the licence applies:
(a) when any such firearm is not actually being used or carried, it must be stored in a locked steel safe of a type approved by the Commissioner and that cannot be easily penetrated,
(b) such a safe must be bolted to the structure of the premises where the firearm is authorised to be kept,
(c) any ammunition for the firearm must be stored in a locked container of a type approved by the Commissioner and that is kept separate from the safe containing any such firearm,
(d) such other requirements relating to security and safe storage as may be prescribed by the regulations.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years, or both.
(2) A licensee does not have to comply with the requirements of this section if the licensee satisfies the Commissioner that the licensee has provided alternative arrangements for the storage of firearms in the licensee’s possession that are of a standard not less than the requirements set out in this section.
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