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
Extended Amnesty — FAQ
Regulations from the Government now protect people who took steps to comply with the new firearm laws before 20 December 2019 but have been caught by delays in processing applications or carrying out modifications. These regulations make for complex reading. We have tried to cover off the circumstances of most individual LFOs in a set of FAQs we have prepared with the help of our lawyers. Click here to read the FAQs.
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.
The Select Committee's interim report is available here: https://www.parliament.nz/resource/en-NZ/SCR_93471/49691c800b8b32b21831dbd72d19c62b6400f0e9
We've broken the full COLFO submission into the various topics.
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 closed 13 January 2020
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.