This genuine reason is for those people who work with or handle animals and need a firearm for the humane destruction of stock. There are four genuine reason forms for persons involved in animal welfare activities:
- An officer of the RSPCA or the Animal Welfare League who is a special constable, or
- A veterinary practitioner, or
- An employee of the Department of Primary Industries or the Local Land Services AND who has responsibility for animal welfare, or
- The owner, transporter, drover or other handler of animals who may need to humanely destroy animals.
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