1) Individuals, medical practitioners, employers and firearms clubs must report to the Registrar of Firearms when they suspect that:
This applies to:
2) If you are aware that a person is not storing their firearm, ammunition, sound moderator or restricted firearm mechanism as per the requirements of the legislation, then you must report it to the Registrar as soon as possible on the Report by Individual to the Registrar (PD486c)
Failure to make a report under points 1 or 2 may be an offence.
A person will incur no civil or criminal liability in making a report in good faith.
You must make the report as soon as possible after first becoming suspicious.
This is required under Regulations 92-94 of the Firearms Regulations 2017
There is no civil or criminal liability where a report is made in good faith.
Firearms licence holders are reminded that within 14 days you must give the Registrar written notice of a change of name or address or any other detail recorded on the licence to avoid a fine:
Pursuant to Section 45 (15) Firearms Act (2015)
A person against whom a firearms prohibition order is in force must, within 7 days, give the Registrar written notice, in a form approved by the Registrar, of a change of his or her address.
Written notification can be either by e-mail to SAPOL.FirearmsBranch@police.sa.gov.au or post to the following address:
PO Box 1539
Information is to include the person’s full name, previous address, new address and date that their address changed.