Firearms Heirloom Licence - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to keep firearms as heirlooms.

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 for this licence, you must:

  • provide evidence that you own the firearms to be held on the licence, or that they have been given or bequeathed to you
  • provide evidence that the firearms to be held on the licence have significant historical or sentimental lineage to you or your family
  • produce a NT Police certificate that the firearms to be held on the licence have been deactivated, or you have surrendered the firearm for inspection to be certified as deactivated
  • provide written details of how you will store the firearms.

Expiry

No expiry

Fees

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There are no fees for 2022-23

Additional information

Licence holders must:

  • comply with the relevant safe keeping and storage requirements under the Firearms Act 1997
  • not permit any unauthorised person to possess or use a firearm in the holder's possession
  • permit a police officer to inspect, at any reasonable time, the holder's facilities for the storage and safe keeping of firearms
  • not possess an amount of ammunition that exceeds the amount authorised in writing by the Commissioner.

Administering agency

Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services

Police Civil Employment Unit

Contact details

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