This page has been created to pull together the resources and work on the various workstreams of the Fair and Reasonable campaign.
Advice: What to do if Police arrive at your property to inspect arms
Arms Legislation Bill
We have prepared a range of resources to help you to make your own submission to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee which is considering the Arms Legislation Amendment Bill and maximise its effectiveness.
Our legal team at Franks Ogilvie have created this guide to making a submission.
We've broken the full COLFO submission into the various topics. Feel free to raise any of the points in the PDFs linked below (but don't cut and paste - a submission is more likely to persuade if it is in your own words).
Changes to the Fit and Proper test (click here to download PDF)
Requirements on health practitioners (click here to download PDF)
Gun Registry (click here to download PDF)
Shooting Clubs and Ranges (click here to download PDF)
Firearms Advisory Group (click here to download PDF)
Dealers (click here to download PDF)
Possession of Ammunition (click to download PDF)
Import Permits (click to download PDF)
Increase in offences (click to download PDF)
Problems with the first Bill (click to download PDF)
The Parliamentary Debates (both the videos and transcripts) from the First Reading of the Bill are available here: https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/hansard-debates/rhr/combined/HansDeb_20190924_20190924_16
Supplementary Order Paper 408 (proposed changes to Arms Legislation Bill) - submissions close 29 November
Firearms Prohibition Orders - submissions close 13 January 2020
Our lawyers are currently working on a draft submission and guidance for our supporters.
Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch
Note the Royal Commission was originally to report back to the Government by the end of the year. In November this was extended to the end of April 2020.
Litigation - Judicial Review of Minster's decision to ban certain ammunition and decision not to offer compensation to LFOs
We are currently waiting on the Government's response to the litigation and for a hearing date from the Wellington High Court.