Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
New Zealand. 2008 ‘Issue of Permits to Import Firearms or Parts of Firearms.’ Arms Act 1983 No. 44; Section 18 (Reprint 2008). Wellington: Parliamentary Counsel Office. 1 October
Issue of Permits to Import Firearms or Parts of Firearms
(1) Any member of the Police to whom application is made for the issue of a permit for the purposes of section 16(1) —
(a) may require the applicant to produce for examination and testing such samples of any firearms, pistols, military style semi-automatic firearms, starting pistols, or restricted weapons of any kind referred to in the application as the member of the Police may consider necessary; and
(b) may, in the discretion of that member of the Police, refuse to grant the permit with respect to —
(i) any firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, starting pistol, or restricted weapon of any kind; or
(ii) any parts of a firearm, pistol, military style semiautomatic firearm, starting pistol, or restricted weapon of any kind.