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

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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

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Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

Publisher name

Department of the Legislative Assembly

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright

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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

Inquiry into the Firearms Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 10 Recommendations Recommendation 1 The Committee recommends that the Legislative Assembly pass the Firearms Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 with the proposed amendments set out in recommendations 2-7. Recommendation 2 The Committee recommends that the definition of criminal intelligence in clause 4 be amended to align with the definition in the Serious Crime Control Act 2009 either by including an identical definition in clause 4 or by reference to the definition of criminal intelligence in section 6 of the Serious Crime Control Act 2009. Recommendation 3 The Committee recommends that clause 49E be amended to insert an additional subsection with words to the effect A firearm prohibition order may be made that applies to an individual to whom a previous firearm prohibition order applied that has expired, been revoked or set aside by the Northern Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Recommendation 4 The Committee recommends that proposed section 49K(2) be amended to provide that: If a licence, permit or certificate of registration under the Act is held by a body corporate, other than a firearms dealer, and the officer of the body corporate who holds the body corporates licence is a person to whom a firearm prohibition order relates, the licence, permit or certificate is suspended by the making of the order and the suspension takes effect once the order has been served on the person. In order to lift the suspension the body corporate must, within 14 days of being advised by police of the suspension of the licence, advise the Commissioner of a new representative to be the body corporate licence holder. If the Commissioner is satisfied that the nominated representative is a fit and proper person to be the representative licence holder, the suspension may be lifted and the licence may continue to operate. If a licence, permit or certificate of registration under this Act is held by a firearms dealer to which a firearm prohibition order relates, the licence, permit or certificate is cancelled by the making of the order and the cancellation takes effect on the order being served on the person. Recommendation 5 The Committee recommends that proposed section 49W be amended to include a search of the premises where a person subject to a firearm prohibition order resides if reasonably required to determine whether there is a firearm or firearm related item on the premises.


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