Supplementary Order Paper No 201

Hon Stuart Nash

Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Bill

Government Bill

125—1

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Principal Act
4Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
5New sections 2A to 2D inserted
2AMeaning of prohibited firearm
2BMeaning of prohibited magazine
2CMeaning of prohibited part
2DMeaning of prohibited ammunition
6Section 3 amended (Act to bind the Crown)
7New section 3A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
3ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
8New section 4A inserted (Persons who may apply to import, sell, supply, and possess or use prohibited items)
4APersons who may apply to import, sell, supply, and possess possess, or use prohibited items
9Section 5 amended (Dealers to be licensed)
9ANew section 6A inserted (Conditions of dealer’s licence)
6AConditions of dealer’s licence
10Section 10 replaced (Restriction on possession of pistol or restricted weapon by licensed dealer)
10Restriction on possession of pistol, prohibited items, or restricted weapon, or prohibited item by licensed dealer
11Section 11 amended (Dealers and their employees and agents to hold firearms licences)
12Section 12 amended (Record of dealings by licensed dealers)
13Section 13 amended (Seizure of firearms, ammunition, airguns, pistols, and restricted weapons held by licensed dealers)
14Section 14 amended (Disposal of firearms, ammunition, airguns, pistols, and restricted weapons of dealer whose licence is revoked)
15Section 15 amended (Offence for licensed dealer to carry on business following revocation of his licence)
15ACross-heading above section 16 replaced
16Section 16 amended (Offence to import firearms, starting pistols, restricted airguns, or restricted weapons, or parts of firearms, starting pistols, or restricted weapons without permit)
17New section 16A inserted (Offence to import prohibited ammunition)
16AOffence to import prohibited ammunition
18Section 17 amended (Burden of proof)
19Section 18 amended (Issue of permits to import firearms, parts of firearms, or restricted airguns)
20Section 18A amended (Expiration of permits to import firearms, starting pistols, restricted airguns, or restricted weapons, or parts of firearms, starting pistols, or restricted weapons)
21Section 18B amended (Samples)
22Section 19 amended (Seizure of illegally imported items)
23Section 20 amended (Restrictions on possession of firearms)
24Section 22 amended (Exemptions)
24ASection 28 amended (Effect of revocation or surrender of firearms licence)
25Section 30 amended (Power to make endorsement in respect of pistols or restricted weapons)
26Section 30A amended (Application for endorsement in respect of military style semi-automatic firearm)
27Section 30B replaced (Power to make endorsement in respect of military style semi-automatic firearm)
30BPower to make endorsement in respect of prohibited firearm or prohibited magazine
28Section 31 amended (Possession of firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon for stage, film, or television purposes)
29New section 31A inserted (Conditions of endorsements)
31AConditions of endorsements
30Section 32 amended (Conditions of endorsements)
31Section 33A replaced (Conditions of endorsement in respect of military style semi-automatic firearms)
33AFurther conditions of endorsement in respect of prohibited firearm or prohibited magazine
32Section 33B amended (Revocation of endorsement in respect of military style semi-automatic firearms)
33Section 34 amended (Notification of change of address)
34Cross-heading above section 35 replaced
35Section 35 amended (Issue of permit to procure pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon)
36New section 35A inserted (Issue of permit to possess prohibited firearm or prohibited magazine)
35AIssue of permit to possess prohibited firearm or prohibited magazine
37Section 38 amended (Removal of pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon out of New Zealand)
38Cross-heading above section 39 replaced
39Section 39 amended (Loss, theft, or destruction)
40Section 40 amended (On demand by Police person in possession of firearm, airgun, pistol, or restricted weapon to give name, address, and date of birth)
41Section 43 amended (Selling or supplying firearm or airgun to unlicensed person)
42New section 43AA inserted (Possessing, selling, or supplying prohibited ammunition)
43AAPossessing, selling, or supplying prohibited ammunition
43Section 43A amended (Mail order sale of firearm or ammunition)
44Section 44 amended (Selling or supplying pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon to person who does not hold permit to import or to procure)
45New sections 44A and 44B inserted
44AOffence to sell or supply prohibited firearm or prohibited magazine
44BOffence to sell or supply prohibited part
46Section 45 amended (Carrying or possession of firearms, airguns, pistols, restricted weapons, or explosives, except for lawful, proper, and sufficient purpose)
47Section 49A amended (Unlawful possession of firearm or airgun after revocation of firearms licence)
48Section 50 amended (Unlawful possession of pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon)
49New sections 50A to 50D inserted
50AUnlawful possession of prohibited firearm
50BUnlawful possession of prohibited magazine
50CUnlawful possession of prohibited part
50DUnlawfully carrying or possessing prohibited firearm in public place
50Section 51 amended (Unlawful carriage or possession in public place of firearm, airgun, pistol, ammunition, explosive, or restricted weapon)
51New section 51A inserted (Presenting prohibited firearm at other person)
51APresenting prohibited firearm at other person
52Section 52 amended (Presenting firearm, airgun, pistol, or restricted weapon at other person)
53New section 53A inserted (Use or attempted use of prohibited firearm to resist or prevent arrest or commit offence)
53AUse or attempted use of prohibited firearm to resist or prevent arrest or commit offence
54Section 54 amended (Use or attempted use of firearm, airgun, pistol, imitation firearm, restricted weapon, ammunition, or explosive to resist or prevent arrest or commit offence)
55New section 54A inserted (Carrying prohibited firearm with criminal intent)
54ACarrying prohibited firearm with criminal intent
56Section 55 amended (Carrying firearm, airgun, pistol, imitation firearm, restricted weapon, ammunition, or explosive with criminal intent)
57New section 55A sections 55A and 55B inserted(Offence to use prohibited part to build prohibited firearm)
55AOffence to assemble prohibited firearm
55BOffence of failing to produce firearm, etc, on demand or to permit inspection of firearm, etc
58New sections 59A and 59B and cross-heading inserted
59ASurrender by licensed dealer of firearms, etc
59BVoluntary delivery to Police of firearms, etc
59Section 62 amended (Right of appeal from official decisions)
59ASection 63 amended (Appeal to District Court Judge in respect of compensation)
60Section 65 amended (Restoration of articles seized)
61Section 66 amended (Occupier of premises or driver of vehicle deemed to be in possession of firearm, airgun, pistol, imitation firearm, restricted weapon, or explosive found therein)
62Section 69 amended (Forfeitures)
63Section 70 amended (Authorising disposal of firearms, etc, detained by Police)
64Section 73 amended (Savings in respect of carriers and persons authorised to exercise powers of seizure)
65Section 74 amended (Regulations)
66Sections 74A and 74B replaced
74AOrder in Council relating to definitions of prohibited firearm, and prohibited magazine, and declaring prohibited ammunition
74BOrders under section 74A are confirmable instruments
74CRegulations providing for transitional matters
67Section 77 repealed (Repeals)
68Schedule replaced
69Consequential amendments to other enactments
70Consequential amendments to Arms Regulations 1992
71Revocation

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: