A firearms collector licence authorises the holder to possess and display only firearms of a category specified in the licence. Category A, B, C, and H firearms must be temporarily disabled. Category D firearms must be permanently disabled.
As of 1 July 2003, collectors wishing to possess and display Category H firearms that were manufactured after 31st December 1946 unless the holder is a 'student of arms' with the ACANT
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Must be a member of an approved historical collectors society or club.
To be considered as a 'student of arms' a person is required to:
- hold a collectors licence
- is, or has been for at least 12 months, a member of an approved historical collectors society and the society recognises the person as a student of arms
- can demonstrate regular attendance at meetings of the society and participation in displays held by the society
- can demonstrate firearm collection has thematic structure and historical or commemorative value; and
- possesses a research library or contributes to the literature on the theme of their collection.
$132 (115 Revenue Units)
In 2016/17 - 1 Revenue Unit is equivalent to $1.15
Northern Territory Police, Fire & Emergency Services
Firearms Act 1997 (Northern Territory)
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