Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library

New Zealand. 1992 ‘Records Kept by Licensed Dealers.’ Arms Regulations 1992 (SR 1992/346) [as at 1 January 2010]; Section 7 (Reprint 2010). Wellington: Parliamentary Counsel Office. 11 December

Relevant contents

7 Records kept by licensed dealers

(1) Every licensed dealer shall record, —
(a) in respect of every firearm, pistol, military style semiautomatic firearm, or restricted weapon received by the licensed dealer (including every firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon received
for sale, repair, or modification) —
(i) particulars of the firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon received (including the serial number, calibre, make, and model); and
(ii) the date of receipt of the firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon; and
(iii) except in the case of a pistol or restricted weapon received under section 10(2) of the Act, the name and address of the person from whom the firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon is received and the number of that person's firearms licence:
(b) in respect of every firearm, pistol, military style semiautomatic firearm, or restricted weapon manufactured by the licensed dealer, —
(i) particulars of the firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon (including the serial number, calibre, make, and
model); and
(ii) the date on which the manufacture of the firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon is completed:
(c) in respect of every firearm, pistol, military style semiautomatic firearm, or restricted weapon delivered —
(i) particulars of the firearm, pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon; and
(ii) the date of delivery; and
(iii) the name and address of the person to whom it is delivered; and
(iv) the number of the firearms licence of the person to whom it is delivered; and
(v) in the case of a pistol, military style semi-automatic firearm, or restricted weapon delivered to a person who requires a permit to procure it, the
date and place of issue of the permit:
(d) in respect of every airgun delivered to a person who is between 16 and 18 years of age —
(i) the name and address of that person; and
(ii) the number of that person's firearms licence.

(2) The particulars specified in subclause (1) shall be recorded by the licensed dealer in the book required by section 12(1) of the Act to be kept by the licensed dealer at the place of business referred to in the licence.

(3) The book shall be kept so as to disclose readily the particulars required to be recorded in it.

(4) Each entry shall be made at or immediately following the time of the transaction to which it relates.

(5) Every book kept under section 12(1) of the Act by any licensed dealer shall be retained by that licensed dealer for at least 5 years after the date of the last entry therein.

ID: Q3026

As many publishers change their links and archive their pages, the full-text version of this article may no longer be available from the original link. In this case, please go to the publisher's web site or use a search engine.