Arms Legislation Act 2020

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  • Corrections have been made to sections 63, 90, 95, and 104, and Schedule 1 on 7 July 2020, and section 94 on 17 July 2020, under section 25(1)(j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012
2 Commencement

(1)

The following provisions come into force on the day after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent:

(b)

section 12, to the extent that it relates to new section 5C of the principal Act:

(c)

section 37, to the extent that it relates to new sections 22C, 22F, and 22G of the principal Act:

(d)

section 104, to the extent that it relates to new sections 79 to 91 and 96 of the principal Act:

(e)

section 105 and Schedule 1, to the extent that they relate to new clauses 8 to 10, 11, and 15 to 19 of Schedule 1 of the principal Act:

(f)

section 109 and Part 1 of Schedule 2:

(g)

section 109 and Part 2 of Schedule 2, to the extent that they relate to regulations 3(1A)(b), 6(1A)(b), 10(2)(b), 12(1), 12(1B), 13(1A)(a), 16(2)(b)(i) and (ii), 28E, 28F, and 29A(a) of the Arms Regulations 1992.

(2)

The following provisions come into force 6 months after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent:

(a)

section 37, to the extent that it relates to new sections 22A, 22B, 22D, and 22E of the principal Act:

(d)
(e)

section 104, to the extent that it relates to new section 92 of the principal Act:

(f)

section 109 and Part 2 of Schedule 2, to the extent that they relate to rule 20.13(1)(d) of the District Court Rules 2014.

(3)

The following provisions come into force 12 months after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent:

(a)

section 12, to the extent that it relates to new sections 5 to 5B and 6 of the principal Act:

(d)

section 109 and Part 2 of Schedule 2, to the extent that they relate to regulation 7(7A)(b), (9), and (10) of the Arms Regulations 1992:

(e)

section 109 and Part 2 of Schedule 2, to the extent that they relate to regulation 9.2 of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017.

(4)

The following provisions come into force 2 years after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent:

(b)

section 63, to the extent that it relates to new Part 6 of the principal Act:

(c)

section 105 and Schedule 1, to the extent that they relate to new clauses 12 and 13 of Schedule 1 of the principal Act:

(d)

section 109 and Part 2 of Schedule 2, to the extent that they relate to regulation 22(1)(a) of the Arms Regulations 1992.

(5)

The following provisions come into force 3 years after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent, or on an earlier date specified by the Governor-General by Order in Council:

(a)

section 63, to the extent that it relates to Part 7 of the principal Act:

(c)

section 104, to the extent that it relates to new sections 93 to 95 of the principal Act:

(d)

section 105 and Schedule 1, to the extent that they relate to new clause 14 of Schedule 1 of the principal Act:

(6)

Sections 106 and 108 come into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

(7)

Any provision whose commencement is not provided for in subsections (1) to (6) comes into force 2 years after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent, or on an earlier date specified by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

(8)

For the purposes of subsections (5) to (7), 1 or more orders may be made appointing different dates for different provisions and for different purposes.