Authority to Purchase Prohibited Weapons or Body Armour - Northern Territory

Description

You will require specific purchase authority to purchase prohibited weapons or body armour. Body armour is a garment or item that is designed, intended or adapted for the purpose of protecting the body from the effects of a weapon, including a firearm. Prohibited weapon are articles prescribed by regulation as prohibited.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

  • be the holder of an approval to purchase and possess a prohibited weapon or body armour of the type to which the authority is to relate; or
  • exempt from compliance in relation to the purchase to the purchase and possession of prohibited weapons or body armour generally or a prohibited weapon or body armour to the types to which the authority is to relate.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $38.40

Fees for 2021-22

Additional information

A separate specific purchase authority is required for each prohibited weapon or body armour you intend to purchase.

Administering agency

Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services

Police Civil Employment Unit

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Officer in Charge, Firearms Policy and Records Unit

Police Civil Employment Unit

Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services

Northern Territory
Operating address: Peter McAulay Centre
McMillans Road
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: PO BOX 39764
Winnellie, Northern Territory 0821
Phone: 08 8922 3543
Fax: 08 8922 3540
Email: firearmsregistry@pfes.nt.gov.au
Website: Police General Enquiries (Opens in new window)