47 Being in charge of firearm, airgun, pistol, or restricted weapon while under the influence of drink or drug

Every person commits an offence and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to a fine not exceeding $3,000 or to both who, while in charge of any firearm, airgun, pistol, or restricted weapon, is under the influence of drink or a drug to such an extent as to be incapable of having proper control of the firearm, airgun, pistol, or restricted weapon.

Compare: 1958 No 21 s 16(2), (3)

Section 47: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

Section 47: amended, on 1 November 1992, by section 24 of the Arms Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 95).