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Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee Inquiry into the Firearms Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 November 2019

Details:

Title

Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee Inquiry into the Firearms Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 November 2019

Other title

Tabled paper 1423

Collection

Tabled papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2019-11-26

Description

Tabled by Tony Sievers

Notes

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Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

Publisher name

Department of the Legislative Assembly

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

See publication

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/755112

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/768771

Page content

Contents 3 Contents Chairs Preface .........................................................................................................................4 Committee Members ................................................................................................................5 Committee Secretariat .............................................................................................................6 Acronyms and Abbreviations .................................................................................................7 Terms of Reference ..................................................................................................................8 Recommendations ................................................................................................................ 10 1 Introduction ....................................................................................................... 12 Introduction of the Bill ......................................................................................................... 12 Conduct of the Inquiry ........................................................................................................ 12 Outcome of Committees Consideration ............................................................................ 12 Report Structure ................................................................................................................. 13 2 Overview of the Bill ........................................................................................... 14 Background to the Bill ........................................................................................................ 14 Purpose of the Bill .............................................................................................................. 14 3 Examination of the Bill ...................................................................................... 15 Introduction ......................................................................................................................... 15 Issues raised in relation to the Bills impact on human rights ............................................ 15 Clause 4 Section 3 amended (Interpretation) Definition of criminal intelligence .......... 16 Clause 6 proposed section 49C Meaning of firearm related item ................................ 17 Clause 6 proposed section 49F Considerations in making firearm prohibition order .. 19 Clause 6 proposed section 49J Service of order ......................................................... 20 Clause 6 proposed section 49K Cancellation of licences and permits ........................ 21 Clause 6 proposed section 49U Search of person to whom firearm prohibition or relates without warrant or consent ................................................................................................. 23 The reasonably required threshold ............................................................................. 24 Provision for an avenue of appeal to the court ............................................................. 25 Clause 6 proposed sections 49V Search of an associate without warrant or consent and 49X - Search of person at premises, vehicles, aircraft or vessels without warrant or consent ............................................................................................................................................ 26 Clause 6 proposed section 49W - Search of premises, vehicles, aircraft or vessels without warrant or consent .............................................................................................................. 26 Clause 6 proposed section 49ZA Sale, disposal or return of firearms or firearm related items surrendered or seized under this Part ...................................................................... 27 Wording of proposed s 49ZA ........................................................................................ 27 Intent of proposed s 49ZA ............................................................................................. 28 Delegation of Commissioners powers ............................................................................... 30 Appeal Provisions ............................................................................................................... 31 Appendix 1: Submissions Received .................................................................................... 34 Appendix 2: Public Briefing.................................................................................................. 35 Bibliography ........................................................................................................................... 36


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