Inquiry into Firearms Prohibition Legislation

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Self referenced by the Committee on 28 May 2019

That, pursuant to Sessional order 22, The Legal and Social Issues Standing Committee is required to inquire and report to the Legislative Council, by February 28, 2020, on the operation of the Firearms Amendment Act 2018 in relation to Prohibition Orders and examine ways to further strengthen its effectiveness in reducing the incidence of illicit or illegally possessed firearms within the community, particularly illicit black-market handguns and long-arms possessed by criminal organisations. The Committee should consider the relevance of emerging technologies, such as 3D printing, on possession.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 May 2019