58 Reporting of injuries caused by firearms, airguns, pistols, or restricted weapons


Every person who causes bodily injury to or the death of any person by the use of a firearm, airgun, pistol, or restricted weapon, shall, as soon as reasonably practicable, report the incident in person—


at the nearest Police station; or


to a member of the Police.


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 $1,000 or to both who contravenes subsection (1).

Compare: 1962 No 135 s 65(3), (6)

Section 58(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).