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The removal of paintball markers from Category A Weapons to Restricted Items

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Phillip Kolera
151 Gregory Street
WULKURAKA QLD 4305

Total Signatures - 1548

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 2/06/2020

Closing Date: 26/10/2020

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TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House that paintball markers are not firearms and should be moved to a restricted item. On 14 December 2017 Magistrate Shearer ruled that gel blasters are not weapons due to them not being designed to harm and inability to fire shot bullets or other projectiles. Paintball markers should also meet this ruling.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to remove paintball markers from Category A of the weapons regulation to a Restricted Item.