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New Zealand. 1992 ‘Notification of Importation.’ Arms Regulations 1992 (SR 1992/346) [as at 1 January 2010]; Section 13 (Reprint 2010). Wellington: Parliamentary Counsel Office. 11 December

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13 Notification of importation

(1) Every person who imports any firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, starting pistol, or restricted weapon into New Zealand pursuant to a permit issued under section 16(1) of the Act shall, within 30 days after the day on which the firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, starting pistol, or restricted weapon is so imported, deliver notice in writing of the importation to the Arms Office from which the permit was issued.

(2) The notice shall state —
(a) the full name of the applicant; and
(b) the address and occupation of the applicant; and
(c) the quantity imported; and
(d) the description and country of origin of the firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, starting pistol, or restricted weapon imported, which description shall include the serial number or identification number of the firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, starting pistol, or restricted weapon; and
(e) the name of the manufacturer of the firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, starting pistol, or restricted weapon; and
(f) the place at which the firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, starting pistol, or restricted weapon was landed in New Zealand; and
(g) the date of importation; and
(h) the date on which and the place at which the permit under section 16(1) of the Act was issued.

(3) Every person commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $400 who contravenes subclause (1).

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