Dating firearms by seral number
View the Firearms Prohibition Orders Register 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.Lever action shotguns are presently a category A firearm, irrespective of any magazine capacity.Under the proposed re-categorisation, those with a magazine capacity of 5 rounds or less will become a category B firearm.Later Pistols were the marked with usually a threedigit batch number.
Amendments to the Firearms Act 2015 and proposed re-categorisation of lever action shotguns Lever action shotguns categorisation is being reviewed.
An imitation firearm which includes items such as a child’s toy or novelty item (cigarette lighter), do not require registering in South Australia under firearms legislation.
However, a regulated imitation firearm is defined as a firearm and can only be possessed by a person who is licenced and has registered it correctly, otherwise penalties may apply.
The purpose of deactivation is to render the firearm incapable of being returned to its original firing condition, but at the same time preserving its appearance. The document also contains information around firearms in ‘relic’ condition and the process in having them categorised as deactivated.
It is important to note, under the Firearms Act 2015 possession of a deactivated firearm requires a valid firearm licence and the deactivated firearm must be registered.The Office of the Attorney General is unable to guarantee the accuracy of this translation and is therefore not liable for any inaccurate information resulting from the translation application tool.