Category B

The Category A & B courses meet the requirements for all of the common firearms in QLD, as is popular for most participants. This category covers people who are intending to use firearms for Sports/Target Shooting, Recreational Shooting (Hunting), Collecting Firearms and some occupations.

(1)    Each of the following is a Category B weapon if it has not been rendered  permanently inoperable–

a) a muzzle-loading firearm;
b) a single shot centre-fire rifle;
c) a double barrel centre-fire rifle;
d) a repeating centre-fire rifle;
e) a break action shotgun and centre-fire rifle combination.

(2)     A conversion unit is also a category B weapon.

(3)    In this section– “conversion unit” means a unit or device or barrel that is capable of being used for converting a category B weapon that is a firearm from one calibre to another calibre.