SAAACA is an association that enables collectors of firearms and ammunition to legally exercise their hobby and interest. The association provides guidelines to its members, updates members on new or changing legislation. The SAAACA executive committee also fulfils an important role in the administration of the Certification of  “Approval for Collection” for a Collectable Firearm in terms of Section 17(1) (a) (non-Heritage items) of the Firearms Control Act (Act 60 of 2000)