This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 15 October 2010, amends the Arms (Restricted Weapons and Specially Dangerous Airguns) Order 1984 by declaring specified pre-charged pneumatic air rifles to be specially dangerous airguns, so that they are treated as firearms for the purposes of the Arms Act 1983. Specified pre-charged pneumatic air rifles are pre-charged pneumatic air rifles that are not for use in airsoft or paintball sports.
Date of notification in Gazette: 16 September 2010.
This order is administered by the New Zealand Police.