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Peters, Rebecca. 1997 ‘Legislative Changes Since APMC Gun Control Agreement of 10 May 1996.’ Chronology as at 2/1/97. Sydney: Coalition for Gun Control / CGC (NSW). 2 January
Legislative Changes Since APMC Gun Control Agreement of 10 May 1996
May 1996, ACT: Weapons Amendment Act cancelling permits for possession of MSSAs.
June 1996, NSW: Firearms Act 1996 (replacing Firearms Act 1989). Most provisions yet to be proclaimed.
July 1996, VIC: Firearms (Prohibited Firearms) Act cancelling permits for possession of MSSAs.
Aug 1996, SA: Firearms Miscellaneous Amendment Bill (am Firearms Act 1977). Commenced immediately.
Aug 1996, TAS: Firearms Act 1996 (replacing Guns Act 1991). Commenced Oct 1996.
Oct 1996, QLD: Weapons Amendment Act (am Weapons Act 1990). Commences 15 Jan 1997; Prohibited weapons buy-back not yet under way (due to start 20 Jan 1997)
Oct 1996, WA: Firearms Amendment Act 1996 (am Firearms Act 1973). Commenced Dec 1996.
Dec 1996, VIC: Firearms Act 1996 (replacing Firearms Act 1958). Yet to be proclaimed.
Dec 1996, ACT: Firearms Act 1996 (replacing Weapons Act 1991) Yet to be proclaimed.
Feb 1997, NT: Firearms Bill expected to be introduced into Parliament.