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(b)?Except as provided in subsection (c), this chapter does not apply to the following:
(1)?A child who is attending a hunters safety course or a firearms safety course or an adult who is supervising the child during the course.
(2)?A child engaging in practice in using a firearm for target shooting at an established range or in an area where the discharge of a firearm is not prohibited or supervised by:
(A)?a qualified firearms instructor; ?or
(B)?an adult who is supervising the child while the child is at the range.
(3)?A child engaging in an organized competition involving the use of a firearm or participating in or practicing for a performance by an organized group under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code that uses firearms as a part of a performance or an adult who is involved in the competition or performance.
(4)?A child who is hunting or trapping under a valid license issued to the child under IC 14-22.
(5)?A child who is traveling with an unloaded firearm to or from an activity described in this section.
(6)?A child who:
(A)?is on real property that is under the control of the child's parent, an adult family member of the child, or the child's legal guardian; ?and
(B)?has permission from the child's parent or legal guardian to possess a firearm.
(7)?A child who:
(A)?is at the child's residence; ?and
(B)?has the permission of the child's parent, an adult family member of the child, or the child's legal guardian to possess a firearm.
(c)?This chapter applies to a child, and to a person who provides a firearm to a child, if the child:
(1)?is ineligible to purchase or possess a firearm for any reason other than the child's age; ?or
(2)?if the child intends to use a firearm to commit a crime.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-47-10-1 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-35-criminal-law-and-procedure/in-code-sect-35-47-10-1.html
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