Arms Regulations 1992

Reprint as at 11 December 2013

Arms Regulations 1992

(SR 1992/346)

Catherine A Tizard, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of December 1992

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the New Zealand Police.


Pursuant to section 74 of the Arms Act 1983, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.

Contents

1 Title and commencement

2 Interpretation

Licensed dealers

3 Application for dealer’s licence

4 Place of application

5 Form of dealer’s licence

6 Application in relation to gun show

7 Records kept by licensed dealers

8 Conditions relating to security precautions

9 Power to grant exemptions in respect of security precautions

Importation of firearms, pistols, military style semi-automatic firearms, starting pistols, restricted airguns, and restricted weapons

10 Permits to import firearms, pistols, military style semi-automatic firearms, starting pistols, restricted airguns, or restricted weapons

11 Place of application

12 Identification numbers

13 Notification of importation

Firearms licences

14 Applicants to undergo theoretical test

15 Supply of particulars for firearms licence

16 Place of application

17 Form of firearms licence

18 Action on death of licensee

19 Conditions relating to security precautions

Exemption from general restriction on possession of firearms

20 Exemption from section 20

Endorsements in respect of pistols

21 Application by visitor to New Zealand for endorsement in respect of pistol

Conditions of endorsements in respect of pistols and restricted weapons

22 Conditions of endorsements in respect of pistols and restricted weapons

Endorsements in respect of pistols, military style semi-automatic firearms, and restricted weapons

23 Forms of endorsement

Permits to procure pistols, military style semi-automatic firearms, and restricted weapons

24 Application for permit to procure pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon

25 Place of application

26 Delivery of permit

27 Identification numbers

28 Security precautions in relation to pistols, military style semi-automatic firearms, and restricted weapons

Miscellaneous provisions

29 Inspection of pistols, military style semi-automatic firearms, and restricted weapons

30 Photographs

30A Staff members of corrections prisons may carry or possess pepper spray

31 Power to authorise carriage of firearms by officers of penal institutions [Revoked]

31A Armoury contractors may handle weapons in certain cases

31B Chief of Defence Force to notify Commissioner of irregularities

31C Defence Force Orders not affected

32 Replacement of lost licence, etc

33 Fees

34 Goods and services tax included

35 Revocations

Schedule
Fees payable

Gazette information

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