Imitation firearms

The Control of Weapons and Firearms Acts Amendment Bill 2011 passed Parliament last month. It received Assent on 20/3/12. It will take effect on the 1st October 2012, unless proclaimed earlier.Its Explanatory Memorandum is here. The Second Reading is here. The Bill describes a new indictable offence in the Control of Weapons Act 1990 prohibiting …

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Legislation Watch: Firearms and Other Amendments Act 2010

Edit: The Act received Assent on 7/9/10. If not proclaimed earlier it will come into effect on 1/7/11.As the law currently stands if it looks like a gun, it is a gun. This will change when the Firearms and Other Amendments Act 2010 comes in. The bill is here. The Explanatory Memorandum can be found …

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