||Title:||Firearms and Ammunition Regulations||Gazette Number:||E.R. 2 of 2012|
|Section:||4B||Heading:||Criteria for shooting clubs to operate shooting ranges||Version Date:||02/08/2012|
(1) The Commissioner may determine the criteria for the operation by a shooting club, of a shooting range, armoury or facility used in connection with the shooting range (connected facility).
(2) Without limiting paragraph (1), the Commissioner may, for the purposes of that paragraph, do all or any of the following when a responsible officer applies for a licence to be held on behalf of a shooting club-
(a) verify whether the premises to be used for the shooting range, armoury and connected facility comply with other applicable statutory requirements including those relating to structure, fire hazards and land use;
(b) require the responsible officer to satisfy the Commissioner that effective means exist within the internal operation of the shooting club to ensure that users of the shooting range, armoury or connected facility observe requirements designed to ensure safety and security in the use of the shooting range, armoury or connected facility;
(c) satisfy himself that the shooting range, armoury or connected facility-
(d) satisfy himself that the shooting range, armoury or connected facility has features designed to prevent access by unauthorized persons and other measures to ensure its security;
(i) is located so as not to constitute a safety hazard or a substantial inconvenience to any person; or
(ii) is designed so as not to constitute a safety hazard or a substantial inconvenience to other persons or premises in its vicinity;
(e) satisfy himself that there are features in the design of the shooting range, armoury or connected facility to ensure the safety of persons or that other safety precautions are in place.
(L.N. 146 of 2000)