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GAME AND FERAL ANIMAL CONTROL ACT 2002 - SECT 21
Grant of licences
21 Grant of licences
(1) Game hunting licences are to be granted by the Regulatory Authority.
The Regulatory Authority must approve or refuse applications for game hunting
licences in accordance with this Act and the regulations.
(3) The Regulatory
Authority must refuse to grant a game hunting licence to a person--
(a) if the
person has been found guilty of an offence in New South Wales or elsewhere (in
the previous 10 years) involving cruelty or harm to animals, personal
violence, damage to property or unlawful entry into land, or
(b) if the
person has been found guilty of an offence under section 55, or
(c) if the
person is not a fit and proper person to hold the licence, or
(d) in such
other circumstances as are prescribed by the regulations.
(4) The Regulatory
Authority may refuse to grant a game hunting licence to a person if, in the
previous 10 years, the person has been found guilty of an offence under the
Firearms Act 1996 that is, in accordance with section 84 of that Act, an
offence that may be (or is required to be) prosecuted on indictment.
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