Can you own a semi auto shotgun in Australia?

Can you own a semi auto shotgun in Australia?

The National Firearms Agreement included a ban on all semi-automatic rifles and all semi-automatic and pump-action shotguns, and a system of licensing and ownership controls.

Is a Franchi a good shotgun?

It will make an excellent pigeon shooting and wildfowling gun; a great all-rounder and for an Italian-made semi-auto it is very good value for money. Price: While more expensive than some of the cheaper autos coming from Turkey, the Franchi is made in Italy and as such is slightly crisper in its finish.

Can you own a lever action shotgun in Australia?

Lever-action shotguns with a five-round magazine will no longer be a Category A firearm and will now be officially classed as a Category B firearm. A lever-action shotgun with a magazine capacity greater than five rounds will be classed Category D.

Did Benelli buy Franchi?

Franchi remained a family business since its founding until 1987, when it was acquired by the industrial conglomerate Socimi, based in Milan; with the bankruptcy of Socimi in 1993, Franchi was acquired by Beretta Holding which is the current owner….Franchi (firearms)

Type Firearms manufacturer
Products Shotguns, rifles
Parent Benelli

Can you have a pump-action shotgun in Australia?

* Pump action shotguns with a magazine capacity of no more than 5 rounds. These firearms are prohibited except for limited purposes. Some firearms, specifically those adapted for military purposes, are excluded under all circumstances from this licence category.

Is Benelli and Franchi the same?

That is not unexpected, as Benelli is Franchi’s parent company. If you think of the Benelli as the Cadillac of the line, then Franchis are the Buicks or Oldsmobiles, (that would make the very similar Stoeger semiautos the Chevys if I have my car brands straight).

What category is a lever action shotgun NSW?

Category A firearms
Currently, all lever action shotguns are classified as Category A firearms. The legislation will re-categorise lever action shotguns as follows: * Category B – Lever action shotguns with a magazine capacity of no more than five rounds.

What category are straight pull shotgun Vic?

Category A
Or that other shotguns, including straight pull actions with up to five round magazines, are to remain in Category A.

Is Franchi made by Beretta?

Franchi was purchased by industrial manufacturing giant Società Costruzioni Industriali Milano in 1987, and again by Beretta Holding Group in 1994. Through all the changes, Franchi’s commitment to quality and innovation never wavered.