Arms (Prohibited Magazine) Order 2019

2019/289

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Arms (Prohibited Magazine) Order 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 25th day of November 2019

Present:
Hon Kelvin Davis presiding in Council

This order is made under section 74A(d) of the Arms Act 1983

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Police.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Arms (Prohibited Magazine) Order 2019.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 29 November 2019.

3 Prohibited magazine

Any drum magazine that can be attached to a pistol is declared to be a prohibited magazine for the purposes of the Arms Act 1983.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 29 November 2019, declares drum magazines that can be attached to pistols prohibited magazines for the purposes of the Arms Act 1983.

This order is a confirmable instrument under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012. It is revoked at the close of 31 December 2020, unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament. That stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(b) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 November 2019.

This order is administered by the New Zealand Police.