Category C Firearms are generally for more specialised use , generally only used for occupational purposes such as primary producers, pest controllers, firearms dealers, armourers, instructors and theatrical ordnance suppliers.
Each of the following is a category C weapon if it has not been rendered permanently inoperable—
a) a semiautomatic rim-fire rifle with a magazine capacity no greater than 10 rounds;
b) a semiautomatic shotgun with a magazine capacity no greater than 5 rounds;
c) a pump action shotgun with a magazine capacity no greater than 5 rounds.