Late Renewal Update
By Damian Enslin
On Thursday 24 November 2016, an application brought by the South African Arms and Ammunitions Dealers (SAAADA) against the South African Police Service (SAPS) was heard in the North Gauteng High Court before Judge Raulinga. However, Judge Raulinga declined to grant any relief, and directed further that the matter be postponed to around 20 April 2017, with the final date still to be determined.
DEDICATED LICENCES SECTION 16 OF THE FIREARMS CONTROL ACT 60 OF 2000
PART 1 – PROCESS OF BECOMING DEDICATED
Here we deal with dedicated sports shooting and hunting licence applications in terms of Section 16 of the Firearm Control Act 60 of 2000 (FCA).
By Damian Enslin
The Occasional Sport Shooting or Hunting Licences by Damian Enslin
One of the easier types of licences to obtain is the occasional sport shooting or occasional hunting licence in terms of Section 15 of the Firearms Control Act, 60 of 2000 (FCA). Although the FCA appears to have few stipulations for such a licence, my experience in having dealt with such applications for some time, as well as dealing with appeals after such licence applications have been refused, means I have a fairly good idea of what is required by SAPS.
Ensuring a "BULLETPROOF" licence application motivation
by Damian Enslin
Part one: The section 13 Self-Defence licence application
Using a Sport Shooting or Hunting Firearm for Self Defence by Damian Enslin
Can I use my dedicated sport shooting/hunting firearm (Section 16 licence) and/or occasional sport shooting/ hunting firearm (Section 15 licence) for self-defence?
Process for a firearm licence by Damian Enslin
An accredited training provider is an entity legally permitted to conduct proficiency training in firearms, said entity being accredited with the South African Professional Firearm Trainers’ Council (PFTC), as well as with the SAPS.
What to do if your licence has expired by Damian Enslin
Damian Enslin from Michael Matthews & Associates receives numerous calls and daily emails from persons whose licences have expired and have failed to renew these timeously or at all. Here he gives advice on what to do.