You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to import firearms into Australia. Imported firearms must meet the safety standards set out in the Regulations.
A firearm, fully cocked and with the safety catch or safety notch (if any) disengaged, must not discharge if it is held with the barrel vertical and dropped 3 times, being re-cocked after each drop, from a height of at least 35 centimetres and not more than 45 centimetres onto a rubber mat that:
- is 25 millimetres thick
- has a hardness reading (in this item called the appropriate hardness reading) of 75/85 when tested in accordance with Part 15 of this Standard.