Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Regulations 2019

2019/136

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Regulations 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 19th day of June 2019

Present:
The Hon Grant Robertson presiding in Council

These regulations are made under—

(a)

section 74 of the Arms Act 1983 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

section 74C of the Arms Act 1983—

(i)

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

(ii)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Police made in accordance with section 74C(2) of that Act; and

(c)

clause 7 of Schedule 1 of the Arms Act 1983—

(i)

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

(ii)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Police.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Principal regulations
4Regulation 7 amended (Records kept by licensed dealers)
5Regulation 10 amended (Applications for permits to import firearms, pistols, prohibited items, starting pistols, restricted airguns, restricted weapons, or parts)
6Regulation 12 amended (Identification numbers)
7Regulation 23A amended (Manner of applying for permit to possess)
8Regulation 24 amended (Application for permit to possess pistol, prohibited firearm, prohibited magazine, or restricted weapon)
9Regulation 25 replaced (Place of application)
25Place of delivery of application in hard copy form
10Regulation 26 amended (Delivery of permit in writing in hard copy form)
11Section 26A amended (Delivery of permit through Internet site)
12New regulations 26B and 26C inserted
26BDelivery of permit in writing in hard copy form where item already possessed by applicant
26CDelivery of permit through Internet site where item already possessed by applicant
13Regulation 27 replaced (Identification numbers)
27Identification numbers
14Regulation 28 amended (Security precautions in relation to pistols, prohibited firearms, prohibited magazines, and restricted weapons)
15New regulation 28AAA inserted (Secure storage of vital parts removed from prohibited firearms)
28AAASecure storage of vital parts removed from prohibited firearms
16Cross-heading above regulation 28E amended
17Regulation 28E amended (Definitions for transitional regulation)
18New regulations 28G to 28Z and cross-headings inserted
28GConditions of temporary amnesty for persons possessing prohibited items before commencement
28HInterpretation
28ILimits on compensation
28JProhibited items delivered to approved licensed dealer to be surrendered to Police
28KAdministration fee payable to approved licensed dealer
28LCompensation for prohibited item delivered or surrendered to Police or forfeited to Crown
28MCompensation schedules to be issued by Commissioner
28NInformation required to be set out in compensation schedules
28OIndicators for determining condition of prohibited item to be published
28PCompensation for unique prohibited item
28QLicensed dealers required to mitigate losses
28RLicensed dealers entitled to claim compensation for prohibited items
28SAmount of compensation payable
28TNo other compensation payable
28UConverting prohibited items to non-prohibited items
28VReturn of prohibited items to supplier by licensed dealer
28WCertain provisions not to apply to approved licensed dealers, valuers, and approved gunsmiths
28XAppeal in respect of payments made under regulation 28U or 28V
28YCertain persons may possess prohibited ammunition
28ZTemporary amnesty for persons possessing prohibited ammunition
Explanatory note
Administrative Information