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new firearm legislation

13 Sep 2019
@ 08:56 pm (GMT)

Thomas Kitchen

new legislation out today.
http://legislation.govt.nz/bill/government/2019/0177/latest/LMS256577.html?fbclid=IwAR1du4UXPyj9RXixshVTgDlGd5mXsNTKbCeqxdge2CutiemF6-KbT1UnGiw

its bad once again this S#!t just keeps getting worse when you think it couldn't.

if you don't register your guns or don't supple correct information it's up to 3 years imprisonment but if you don't have a licence and have illegal possession of a firearm its only up to 1 year imprisonment

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14 Sep 2019
@ 06:11 am (GMT)

Thomas Kitchen

Re: new firearm legislation
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15 Sep 2019
@ 06:13 pm (GMT)

Thomas Kitchen

Re: new firearm legislation
Direct access by certain government agencies to registry
38WInterpretation
In this Part,—
accessing agency means—
(a)
the Department of Conservation; and
(b)
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade; and
(c)
the New Zealand Customs Service


under mail order section
bearing an endorsement signed by a member of the Police and stating that the member of the Police—
(i)
has inspected the purchaser’s firearms licence; and
(ii)
is satisfied that the purchaser is a fit and proper person to purchase the arms item or ammunition

no definition of parts but
Temporary suspension of licence pending possible revocation
(1)
A member of the Police may, by notice in writing to the holder of a firearms or dealer’s licence, temporarily suspend the licence if satisfied that 1 or more of the following apply:
(a)
the holder is not a fit and proper person to be in possession of any firearm or airgun, which includes a case where—
(i)
the holder has failed or refused to secure any firearms, parts, magazines, ammunition, airguns, or restricted weapons in the person’s possession, in accordance with regulations made under this Act; or

After section 74(1)(p), insert:
(pa)
providing for any matters necessary or desirable for the efficient operation of the registry, including provisions that—
(i)
require licence holders or other persons to provide specified information to the Police for inclusion in the registry and specify the circumstances in which the requirement applies:
(ii)
specify the manner or form in which information is required to be provided to the Police for inclusion in the registry:
(iii)
impose additional requirements or conditions to be met by persons who apply under section 4A (permit to import, sell, supply, possess, or use a prohibited item), 7A (gun shows), or 18 (permit to import firearms):
(iv)
impose different requirements for different kinds of licences, conditions, or endorsements:
(pb)
without limiting paragraph (pa)(i), requiring specified persons to provide specified information to the Police in accordance with the regulations in relation to firearms, parts, and magazines that are not required to be marked with an identifying mark (for example, antique firearms and firearms exempted from or not covered by regulations made under paragraph (l)):
(pc)
requiring specified particulars to be recorded in the registry for the purpose of section 93(1)(f):

under fit and proper paragraph
b)
any other matters the member of the Police considers appropriate[b]
 

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