Arms (Electronic Transactions) Amendment Regulations 2018


Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Arms (Electronic Transactions) Amendment Regulations 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 17th day of December 2018

The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

These regulations are made under section 74 of the Arms Act 1983 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.


3Principal regulations
4New cross-heading above regulation 2 inserted
5Regulation 2 amended (Interpretation)
6New regulations 2A and 2B inserted
2AProvisions for making applications, etc, electronically through Internet site
2BGeneral qualification on provisions for making applications electronically through Internet site
7Regulation 3 amended (Application for dealer’s licence)
8Regulation 4 revoked (Place of application)
9Regulation 5 revoked (Form of dealer’s licence)
10Regulation 6 amended (Application in relation to gun show)
11Regulation 7 amended (Records kept by licensed dealers)
12Regulations 10 and 11 replaced
10Applications for permits to import firearms, pistols, military style semi-automatic firearms, starting pistols, restricted airguns, restricted weapons, or parts
13Regulation 13 amended (Notification of importation)
14Regulation 14 amended (Applicants to undergo theoretical test)
15Regulation 15 amended (Supply of particulars for firearms licence)
16Regulation 16 replaced (Place of application)
16Manner of application
17Regulation 17 revoked (Form of firearms licence)
18Cross-heading above regulation 21 replaced
19New regulations 20A and 20B inserted
20AManner of applying for endorsement in respect of pistol or restricted weapon
20BManner of applying for endorsement in respect of military style semi-automatic firearm
20Cross-heading above regulation 22 revoked
21Regulation 23 and cross-heading revoked
22New regulation 23A inserted (Manner of applying for permit to procure)
23AManner of applying for permit to procure
23Regulation 25 amended (Place of application)
24Regulation 26 amended (Delivery of permit)
25New regulation 26A inserted (Delivery of permit through Internet site)
26ADelivery of permit through Internet site
26New regulations 28A to 28C and cross-heading inserted
28AApplications, etc, in electronic form must comply with other prescribed requirements
28BCommissioner may prescribe, approve, and require use of forms, etc
28CCommissioner may direct who may issue licences, etc, and grant endorsements
27New regulation 29A inserted (Endorsement on mail order for sale of firearm or ammunition)
29AEndorsement on mail order for sale of firearm or ammunition
28Regulation 30 replaced (Photographs)
Explanatory note
Administrative Information