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

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  • Corrections have been made to sections 54 and 72 and Schedule 2 on 18 April 2019 under section 25(1)(j)(ii) and (iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Schedule 2 Consequential amendments to other enactments

s 73

Part 1Amendments to other Acts

Corrections Act 2004 (2004 No 50)

In section 86(3), after “firearm”, insert “(other than a prohibited firearm)”.

Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Act 1995 (1995 No 55)

In the Schedule, Part 3, replace the items relating to the Arms Act 1983 with:

Carrying or possessing firearms, etc, except for lawful, proper, and sufficient purposesection 45
Unlawful possession of pistol or restricted weaponsection 50
Unlawful possession of prohibited firearmsection 50A
Unlawful possession of prohibited magazinesection 50B
Unlawfully carrying or possessing prohibited firearm in public placesection 50D
Unlawful carriage or possession in public place of firearm, airgun, pistol, ammunition, or explosivesection 51(1)
Use or attempted use of prohibited firearm to resist or prevent arrest or commit offencesection 53A(2)
Use or attempted use of firearm, etc, to resist or prevent arrest or commit offencesection 54(2)
Carrying prohibited firearm with criminal intentsection 54A
Carrying firearm, etc, with criminal intentsection 55
Family Violence Act 2018 (2018 No 46)

In section 8, definition of weapon, after “pistol,”, insert “prohibited magazine, prohibited part,”.

Legislation Act 2012 (2012 No 119)

In Schedule 2, replace the items relating to the Arms Act 1983 with:

Arms Act 198374A(a)
Arms Act 198374A(b)
Arms Act 198374A(c)
Arms Act 198374A(d)
Arms Act 198374A(e)
Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84)

In section 212, definition of unauthorised weapon, replace paragraph (b)(i) with:

(i)

a firearm, airgun, pistol, prohibited firearm, prohibited magazine, restricted weapon, or explosive, as those terms are defined in the Arms Act 1983:

Search and Surveillance Act 2012 (2012 No 24)

In section 3(1), definition of arms, replace “restricted weapon, imitation firearm, or explosive (as those terms are defined in section 2 of the Arms Act 1983),” with “prohibited magazine, restricted weapon, imitation firearm, or explosive (as those terms are defined in the Arms Act 1983),”.

Replace section 45(1)(b) with:

(b)

against section 44, 44A, 45, 50, 50A, 50B, 50D, 51, 53A, 54, 54A, or 55 of the Arms Act 1983; or

Part 2Amendment to legislative instrument

Gambling (Prohibited Property) Regulations 2005 (SR 2005/299)

In regulation 4(a), after “(including ammunition),”, insert “prohibited magazine, prohibited part,”.