Arms (Prohibited Magazine) Order 2019

Reprint as at 12 December 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Arms (Prohibited Magazine) Order 2019

(LI 2019/289)

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 25th day of November 2019

Present:
Hon Kelvin Davis presiding in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This order is administered by the New Zealand Police.

This order is made under section 74A(d) of the Arms Act 1983

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Police.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Arms (Prohibited Magazine) Order 2019.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 29 November 2019.

Order: confirmed, on 12 December 2020, by section 7(b) of the Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2020 (2020 No 66).

3 Prohibited magazine

Any drum magazine that can be attached to a pistol is declared to be a prohibited magazine for the purposes of the Arms Act 1983.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 29 November 2019, declares drum magazines that can be attached to pistols prohibited magazines for the purposes of the Arms Act 1983.

This order is a confirmable instrument under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012. It is revoked at the close of 31 December 2020, unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament. That stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(b) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 November 2019.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Arms (Prohibited Magazine) Order 2019 that incorporates all the amendments to that order as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2020 (2020 No 66): section 7(b)