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New Zealand. 2008 ‘Title, Short Title and Commencement.’ Arms Act 1983 No. 44; Section 1 (Reprint 2008). Wellington: Parliamentary Counsel Office. 1 October
Arms Act 1983
Title, Short Title and Commencement…..
An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to firearms and to promote both the safe use and the control of firearms and other weapons
(1) This Act may be cited as the Arms Act 1983.
(2) This Act shall come into force on 1 June 1984.
[Editor's Note: After reviewing available legislation and other source documents, GunPolicy.org found no evidence of a provision in this law to regulate this aspect of firearm policy. As some authorities enforce restrictions only in practice, the mere absence of a published legal provision should be treated with caution]