Classes of Rifle
Standard Rifle – generally comprising:
Class A: Close range (100 m), short barrel (535mm / 21 inch), centrefire, carbine type rifles.
Class B: Medium range (2-300 m), bolt/lever action, centrefire, manually operated or self loading, repeating rifles.
Class C: Long range (500 m+), long barrel, centrefire rifles (includes Antique Military Rifles).
Class D: Breech loading cartridge rifles, such as black powder, single shot centrefire rifles and falling block action centrefire rifles.
Class E: Muzzle loading single shot and non-cartridge breech loading rifles (Antique Military Rifles).
Modified and Accurised Rifles:
H Class: Modified and accurised versions of the standard rifles, for example a rifle that has been modified with a bedded barrel, lightened trigger or any other non-issued enhancement.
J Class: Scoped versions of accurised/Modified Class H rifles.