Owners of firearms can loan a class A, B or H firearm to a borrower when there is a written or oral agreement.
This is required under the:
A written agreement is made between the owner and borrower to say that the borrower will:
An oral agreement is made between the owner and borrower to say that that the borrower will:
Conditions apply to the loan of firearms.
Lending class A, B or H firearms outside of these conditions is an offence. The firearm owner and the borrower can be liable.
Immediately before transferring possession the owner must inspect the borrower's firearms licence and be satisfied that the borrower:
The borrower must:
Licenced dealers transferring possession to a borrower who is not a licensed dealer must:
Owners and borrowers must be familiar with the conditions for loans of class H firearms for holders of shooting club member's licences. This includes:
See section 15B(5a) of the Firearms Act for an outline of the conditions.
The borrower must not accept possession of a firearm if the transfer does not comply with any of the conditions listed in this section.