This genuine reason applies to a person who wishes to use firearms for the control or suppression of vertebrate pest animals as:
- A professional contract shooter engaged or employed to control vertebrate pest animals on rural land, or
- An authorised officer or employee of a prescribed Government Agency, or
- A Primary Producer taking part in an Authorised Eradication Campaign run by or on behalf of a government agency or public authority to eradicate large feral animals or animals that are affected by brucellosis or tuberculosis.
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