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

  • enacted
66 Sections 74A and 74B replaced

Replace sections 74A and 74B with:

74A Order in Council relating to definitions of prohibited firearm, prohibited magazine, and prohibited ammunition

The Governor-General may, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister,—

(a)

amend or replace the description in section 2A of a semi-automatic firearm (except a pistol) or pump action shotgun that is a prohibited firearm:

(b)

amend or replace the description in section 2B of a magazine that is a prohibited magazine:

(c)

declare any semi-automatic firearm (except a pistol) or pump-action shotgun of a stated name or description to be a prohibited firearm for the purposes of this Act:

(d)

declare any magazine of a stated name or description to be a prohibited magazine for the purposes of this Act:

(e)

declare any ammunition to be prohibited ammunition for the purposes of this Act.

74B Orders under section 74A are confirmable instruments

The explanatory note of an Order in Council made under section 74A must indicate that—

(a)

it is a confirmable instrument under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012; and

(b)

it is revoked at a time stated in the note, unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament; and

(c)

the stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(a) or (b) of that Act.