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Firearms and Weapons Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Type: Government
Status: Assented on Tue 27 Jun 2017 - Act No 26 of 2017 (GG No. 72, 30/06/2017, p. 3383)
Origin: Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Blair, Niall (Toole, Paul)
Act number: 26/2017
Long Title: An Act to amend the Firearms Act 1996, the Weapons Prohibition Act 1998 and other laws to make further provision in respect of the categorisation of firearms, firearms and weapons amnesties, ammunition controls, licences and permits and administrative arrangements; and for other purposes.
Legislative Council
Initially introduced in the Legislative Council
Introduced by: Blair, Niall
Notice of Motion: Tue 23 May 2017
Introduced: Wed 24 May 2017
First Reading: Wed 24 May 2017
2R Speech: Wed 24 May 2017
Second Reading: Wed 31 May 2017
Date Committed: Wed 31 May 2017
Reported: Wed 31 May 2017
Report Adopted: Thu 1 Jun 2017
Third Reading: Thu 1 Jun 2017
Date Passed w'out amdt: Thu 1 Jun 2017
Sent to LA for Concurrence: Thu 1 Jun 2017
Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Toole, Paul
Introduced: Thu 1 Jun 2017
First Reading: Thu 1 Jun 2017
2R Speech: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Second Reading: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Third Reading: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Date Passed w'out amdt: Tue 20 Jun 2017
  • LC Sent to Governor: Fri 23 Jun 2017
  • Passed Parliament: Tue 20 Jun 2017
  • Assented: Tue 27 Jun 2017
Documents and Transcripts
Text of Bill:
Passed by both Houses.pdf Passed by both Houses.pdf
Previous Version(s):
First Print.pdf First Print.pdf
Explanatory Notes:
XN Firearms.pdf XN Firearms.pdf

Transcript of speeches:
2R Speech LA 2R Firearms.pdf 2R Firearms.pdf
2R Speech LC 2R Firearms_1.pdf 2R Firearms_1.pdf

Amendments for Consideration:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
c2017-051.pdf c2017-051.pdf
c2017-046B.pdf c2017-046B.pdf
c2017-045B.pdf c2017-045B.pdf

Amendments Agreed To:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
No amendments.

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No.9 of 2017 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.