Supplementary Order Paper No 450

No 450

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Arms Legislation Bill

Proposed amendment

Brett Hudson, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 8

In clause 8, after subclause (2) (page 19, after line 20), insert:

(2A)

In section 4A(1), after paragraph (i), insert:

(j)

a person who is—

(i)

a bona fide competitor in a target shooting sport—

(A)

that is governed by a legitimate international sporting body; and

(B)

where the rules of the discipline provide for the use of semi-automatic firearms or shotguns; and

(ii)

a member of a target-shooting club that holds a certificate of approval issued by the Commissioner as a shooting club.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends clause 8 of the Arms Legislation Bill to allow an exemption for a person who is a bona fide target-shooting competitor in an internationally recognised discipline and who is a member of a target-shooting club offering training and participation.