Firearms Act 1996 No 46

Effective date Publication date Amendments included Notes
19 March 2020 19 March 2020 2019 No 20
01 July 2019 01 July 2019 2018 No 44
01 November 2017 01 November 2017 2017 No 26
07 July 2017 07 July 2017 2017 No 22
08 June 2017 08 June 2017 2017 No 22
24 November 2015 24 November 2015 2015 No 63
08 January 2015 08 January 2015 2014 No 88
01 December 2014 01 December 2014 2013 No 56
01 January 2014 01 January 2014 2013 No 51
2013 No 95
09 December 2013 09 December 2013 2013 No 68
01 November 2013 01 November 2013 2013 No 74
08 April 2013 08 April 2013 2012 No 34
04 March 2013 04 March 2013 2012 No 34
01 January 2013 01 January 2013 2012 No 96
01 November 2012 01 November 2012 2012 No 49
06 July 2012 06 July 2012 2012 No 42
25 June 2012 25 June 2012 2012 No 49
04 February 2011 04 February 2011 2010 No 92
07 January 2011 07 January 2011 2010 No 119
09 July 2010 09 July 2010 2010 No 40
01 January 2010 01 January 2010 2008 No 113
17 July 2009 17 July 2009 2009 No 56
06 July 2009 06 July 2009 2007 No 94
01 January 2009 01 January 2009 2008 No 112
10 December 2008 10 December 2008 2008 No 119
01 October 2008 01 October 2008 2008 No 66
01 July 2008 01 July 2008 2008 No 62
10 March 2008 10 March 2008 2007 No 80
07 December 2007 07 December 2007 2007 No 82
01 September 2007 01 September 2007 2005 No 63
12 March 2007 12 March 2007 2006 No 73
01 February 2007 01 February 2007 2006 No 94
27 October 2006 27 October 2006 2006 No 82
01 September 2006 01 September 2006 2003 No 87
01 December 2005 01 December 2005 2002 No 103
30 September 2005 30 September 2005 2005 No 11
01 September 2005 01 September 2005 2003 No 38
10 December 2004 10 December 2004 2004 No 91
14 February 2004 14 February 2004 2003 No 85
15 December 2003 15 December 2003 2003 No 92
01 October 2003 01 October 2003 2003 No 36
07 July 2003 07 July 2003 2001 No 121
28 February 2003 28 February 2003 2002 No 107
31 January 2003 31 January 2003 2002 No 107
15 July 2002 15 July 2002 2002 No 47
04 July 2002 04 July 2002 2002 No 53
14 December 2001 14 December 2001 2001 No 112
01 July 2001 01 July 2001 2001 No 24
03 April 2000 03 April 2000 1999 No 94

This Act has also been amended by regulations made under sec 5.

Firearms Act 1996 No 46

Assented to 28.06.1996.

Date of commencement (Parts 2–5, 7 and 8, secs 50, 51, 53, 54, 56–60, 62, 63, 65, 68–71, 78, 89 and 90, Sch 2 and Part 2 of Sch 3 excepted), 23.8.1996, sec 2 (1) and GG No 97 of 23.8.1996, p 4735.

Date of commencement of Parts 2–5, 7 and 8, secs 50, 51, 53, 54, 56–60, 62, 63, 65, 68–71, 89 and 90, Sch 2 and Part 2 of Sch 3, 1.7.1997, sec 2 (1) and GG No 40 of 18.4.1997, p 1994.

Date of commencement of sec 78, 1.10.1996, sec 2 (1) and GG No 110 of 27.9.1996, p 6517.

Justice Legislation Amendment Act (No 2) 2019 No 20

Assented to 22.11.2019.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.11, 19.3.2020, sec 2(2) and 2020 (97) LW 19.3.2020.

Paintball Act 2018 No 44

Assented to 21.08.2018.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2019, sec 2 and 2019 (274) LW 28.6.2019.

Firearms and Weapons Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No 26

Assented to 27.06.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 1.11.2017, sec 2 and 2017 (294) LW 30.6.2017.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2017 No 22

Assented to 01.06.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 7.7.2017, sec 2 (3).

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 7 days after assent, sec 2 (1).

Firearms and Weapons Prohibition Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No 63

Assented to 24.11.2015.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2014 No 88

Assented to 28.11.2014.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 8.1.2015, sec 2 (1).

Civil and Administrative Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2013 No 95

Assented to 20.11.2013.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2014, sec 2.

Firearms and Criminal Groups Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No 74

Assented to 23.10.2013.

Date of commencement, 1.11.2013, sec 2 and 2013 (623) LW 1.11.2013.

Security Industry Amendment (Licences) Act 2013 No 68

Assented to 18.09.2013.

Date of commencement, 9.12.2013, sec 2 and 2013 (675) LW 6.12.2013.

Police Legislation Amendment (Special Constables) Act 2013 No 56

Assented to 23.08.2013.

Date of commencement, 1.12.2014, sec 2 and 2014 (750) LW 28.11.2014.

Local Land Services Act 2013 No 51

Assented to 01.07.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 7, 1.1.2014, sec 2 (1).

Forestry Act 2012 No 96

Assented to 21.11.2012.

Date of commencement of Sch 4.9, 1.1.2013, sec 2 and 2012 (680) LW 21.12.2012.

Security Industry Amendment Act 2012 No 49

Assented to 25.06.2012.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.1 [2], assent, sec 2 (1).

Date of commencement of Sch 2 [1] and [3]–[7], 1.11.2012, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 No 42

Assented to 21.06.2012.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.10, 6.7.2012, sec 2 (1).

Firearms Amendment (Ammunition Control) Act 2012 No 34

Assented to 05.06.2012.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [1] and [4], 4.3.2013, sec 2 and 2013 (70) LW 1.3.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [2] and [3], 8.4.2013, sec 2 and 2013 (70) LW 1.3.2013.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2010 No 119

Assented to 29.11.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 7.1.2011, sec 2 (2).

Firearms Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No 92

Assented to 04.11.2010.

Date of commencement, 3 months after the date of assent, sec 2 (1).

Weapons and Firearms Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No 40

Assented to 15.06.2010.

Date of commencement, 9.7.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (351) LW 9.7.2010.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 No 56

Assented to 01.07.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.16, 17.7.2009, sec 2 (2).

Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Amendment Act 2008 No 119

Assented to 10.12.2008.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Security Industry Amendment Act 2008 No 113

Assented to 10.12.2008.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.1, 1.1.2010, sec 2 and GG No 13 of 16.1.2009, p 291.

Rural Lands Protection Amendment Act 2008 No 112

Assented to 10.12.2008.

Date of commencement of Sch 6.9, 1.1.2009, sec 2 (1).

Firearms Amendment Act 2008 No 66

Assented to 01.07.2008.

Date of commencement, 3 months after the date of assent (ie 1.10.2008), sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 No 62

Assented to 01.07.2008.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.24, assent, sec 2 (2).

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Schs 2 and 3, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2007 No 82

Assented to 07.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, assent, sec 2 (2).

Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 No 80

Assented to 07.12.2007.

Date of commencement, 10.3.2008, sec 2 and GG No 30 of 7.3.2008, p 1429.

Police Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2006 No 94

Assented to 22.11.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.12, 1.2.2007, sec 2 and GG No 22 of 1.2.2007, p 575.

Firearms Amendment (Good Behaviour Bonds) Act 2006 No 82

Assented to 27.10.2006.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Crimes Amendment (Apprehended Violence) Act 2006 No 73

Assented to 27.10.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.14, 12.3.2007, sec 2 and GG No 41 of 9.3.2007, p 1711.

Security Industry Amendment Act 2005 No 63

Assented to 01.07.2005.

Date of commencement of sec 4, 1.9.2007, sec 2 and GG No 98 of 3.8.2007, p 5339.

Road Transport (General) Act 2005 No 11

Assented to 14.04.2005.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.14, 30.9.2005, sec 2 (1) and GG No 120 of 30.9.2005, p 7674.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2004 No 91

Assented to 10.12.2004.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.15, assent, sec 2 (2).

Firearms and Crimes Legislation Amendment (Public Safety) Act 2003 No 92

Assented to 10.12.2003.

Date of commencement, 15.12.2003, sec 2 and GG No 196 of 12.12.2003, p 11174.

Veterinary Practice Act 2003 No 87

Assented to 05.12.2003.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.11, 1.9.2006, sec 2 (1) and GG No 111 of 1.9.2006, p 7064.

Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Act 2003 No 85

Assented to 05.12.2003.

Date of commencement of Sch 5, 14.2.2004, sec 2 and GG No 12 of 16.1.2004, p 163.

Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (Dangerous Goods) Act 2003 No 38

Assented to 22.07.2003.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.7, 1.9.2005, sec 2 and GG No 110 of 1.9.2005, p 6395.

Firearms Amendment (Prohibited Pistols) Act 2003 No 36

Assented to 22.07.2003.

Date of commencement, 1.10.2003, sec 2 and GG No 154 of 26.9.2003, p 9516.

Security Industry Amendment Act 2002 No 107

Assented to 29.11.2002.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.2 [1] and [2], 31.1.2003, sec 2 and GG No 33 of 31.1.2003, p 599.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.2 [3], 28.2.2003, sec 2 and GG No 33 of 31.1.2003, p 599.

Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103

Assented to 29.11.2002.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 1.12.2005, sec 2 and GG No 45 of 15.4.2005, p 1356.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002 No 53

Assented to 04.07.2002.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.14, assent, sec 2 (2).

Firearms Amendment (Public Safety) Act 2002 No 47

Assented to 04.07.2002.

Date of commencement, 15.7.2002, sec 2 and GG No 116 of 12.7.2002, p 5222.

Justices Legislation Repeal and Amendment Act 2001 No 121

Assented to 19.12.2001.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 7.7.2003, sec 2 and GG No 104 of 27.6.2003, p 5978.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2001 No 112

Assented to 14.12.2001.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (1).

Firearms Amendment (Trafficking) Act 2001 No 24

Assented to 19.06.2001.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2001, sec 2 and GG No 103 of 29.6.2001, p 4438.

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sentencing) Act 1999 No 94

Assented to 08.12.1999.

Date of commencement of Sch 4.24, 3.4.2000, sec 2 (1) and GG No 42 of 31.3.2000, p 2487.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1999 No 85

Assented to 03.12.1999.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, assent, sec 2 (1).

Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Act 1998 No 149

Assented to 08.12.1998.

Date of commencement, 8.2.1999, sec 2 and GG No 15 of 5.2.1999, p 391.

Administrative Decisions Tribunal Legislation Amendment Act 1998 No 48

Assented to 29.06.1998.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.6, 1.3.1999, sec 2 and GG No 25 of 26.2.1999, p 970.

Administrative Decisions Legislation Amendment Act 1997 No 77

Assented to 10.07.1997.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.13, 1.3.1999, sec 2 and GG No 25 of 26.2.1999, p 969.

Firearms Amendment Act 1996 No 135

Assented to 16.12.1996.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [1]–[4], [48], [57]–[70], 20.12.1996, sec 2 and GG No 150 of 20.12.1996, p 8525.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [5]–[47], [49]–[56] and [71]–[76], 1.7.1997, sec 2 and GG No 40 of 18.4.1997, p 1993.

Amending legislation

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997 No 55

Assented to 02.07.1997.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.6, assent, sec 2 (2).

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Sec 3

Am 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 4

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [1]–[4]; 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [1]; 2003 No 38, Sch 2.7; 2007 No 80, Sch 2.14 [1] [2]; 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2008 No 119, Sch 2.4 [1] [2]; 2010 No 40, Sch 2 [1]; 2012 No 49, Sch 2.1 [1]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [2]–[7]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [1]; 2018 No 44, Sch 2.3 [1]; 2019 No 20, Sch 1.11[1].

Secs 4A, 4B

Ins 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [5].

Sec 4C

Ins 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 4D

Ins 2010 No 40, Sch 2 [2]. Am 2012 No 42, Sch 1.10 [1]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [2] [3].

Sec 6

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [3] [4]; 2003 No 85, Sch 5 [1]; 2008 No 62, Sch 2.24 [1] [2]; 2013 No 56, Sch 3.2 [1]; 2017 No 22, Sch 4.15 [1].

Sec 6AA

Ins 2012 No 49, Sch 2.1 [2].

Sec 6A

Ins 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [3]. Subst 2010 No 40, Sch 2 [3]. Am 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [8] [9].

Sec 6B

Ins 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [3]. Am 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [4] [5].

Sec 7

Am 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [6]; 2002 No 47, Sch 2 [1]; 2003 No 85, Sch 5 [2]–[5]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [10]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 7A

Ins 2003 No 85, Sch 5 [6].

Sec 8

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [5]–[17]; 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [7]; 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [3] [4]; 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [3] [4]; 2004 No 91, Sch 1.15; 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [4] [5]; 2010 No 92, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [11]–[13]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [7]–[11].

Sec 9

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [18] [19]; 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [5].

Sec 10

Am 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [1]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [12].

Sec 11

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [20]–[22]; 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [8]; 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [6]–[8]; 2006 No 82, Sch 1 [1]; 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [6]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [13] [14]; 2019 No 20, Sch 1.11[2].

Sec 12, Table

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [23]–[27]; 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [5]; 2003 No 87, Sch 3.11; 2007 No 82, Sch 1.9 [1] [2]; 2008 No 112, Sch 6.9; 2012 No 96, Sch 4.9 [1]–[3]; 2013 No 51, Sch 7.15; 2013 No 56, Sch 3.2 [2]; 2017 No 22, Sch 4.15 [2] [3].

Sec 14

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [28].

Sec 15

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [29].

Sec 16

Am 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [6]; 2012 No 49, Sch 2.1 [3] [4].

Sec 16A

Ins 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [7]. Am 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 16B

Ins 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [7].

Sec 16C

Ins 2012 No 49, Sch 2.1 [5]. Am 2013 No 68, Sch 2.

Sec 17A

Ins 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [30]. Am 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [7]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [16].

Sec 17B

Ins 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 17C

Ins 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 18

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [31]–[33].

Sec 20

Subst 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [34]. Am 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [9] [10]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [14] [15].

Sec 20A

Ins 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [35].

Sec 21

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [36] [37]; 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [11] [12]; 2012 No 49, Sch 2.1 [6].

Sec 22

Am 2006 No 73, Sch 3.14 [1] [2]; 2007 No 80, Sch 2.14 [3] [4]; 2010 No 40, Sch 2 [4].

Sec 24

Am 1997 No 77, Sch 5.13 [1]; 2002 No 107, Sch 2.2 [1]; 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [13]; 2005 No 63, sec 4; 2008 No 113, Sch 2.1 [1] [2]; 2010 No 40, Sch 2 [5]; 2012 No 49, Sch 2.1 [7].

Sec 25

Am 2010 No 40, Sch 2 [6] [7]; 2012 No 42, Sch 1.10 [2].

Sec 26

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [38]; 2003 No 85, Sch 5 [1].

Sec 27

Am 2003 No 85, Sch 5 [1].

Sec 28

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [39]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [16].

Sec 29

Am 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [10]; 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [9] [10]; 2006 No 82, Sch 1 [2]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [17]–[19]; 2019 No 20, Sch 1.11[2].

Sec 30

Am 2007 No 82, Sch 1.9 [3]; 2010 No 40, Sch 2 [8]–[10]; 2010 No 119, Sch 2.21; 2012 No 42, Sch 1.10 [3]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [17] [18]; 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [2]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [20].

Sec 31

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [40]; 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [14]; 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [8]; 2010 No 92, Sch 1 [3].

Sec 31A

Ins 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [9]. Am 2010 No 92, Sch 1 [4].

Sec 32

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [41]–[43]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [21]–[25].

Sec 34

Am 2008 No 62, Sch 2.24 [1].

Sec 36

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [44]; 2002 No 47, Sch 2 [2]; 2009 No 56, Sch 1.16; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [10] [19]–[21]; 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [3]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [26] [27].

Sec 37

Am 2001 No 112, Sch 3.6 [1]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [8] [22].

Sec 39

Am 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [28].

Sec 42

Am 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [29]

Sec 42A

Ins 2002 No 107, Sch 2.2 [2]. Am 2008 No 113, Sch 2.1 [3].

Sec 43

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [45] [46]; 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [11]. Subst 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [11].

Sec 44

Subst 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [12]. Am 2001 No 112, Sch 3.6 [2].

Sec 44A

Ins 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [12]. Am 2006 No 82, Sch 1 [3]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [30] [31]; 2019 No 20, Sch 1.11[3].

Sec 45

Am 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [13]–[17]; 2001 No 112, Sch 3.6 [3]; 2002 No 53, Sch 2.14; 2010 No 92, Sch 1 [5]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [8] [9] [22] [23].

Sec 45A

Ins 2012 No 34, Sch 1 [1]. Am 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [9] [22]–[26]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [32].

Sec 47

Am 2010 No 92, Sch 1 [6] [7].

Sec 48

Am 2001 No 112, Sch 3.6 [1].

Sec 49

Am 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [11]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [20].

Sec 50

Am 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [18]; 2002 No 47, Sch 2 [3]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [10] [20]; 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [4]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [33].

Sec 50AA

Ins 2003 No 92, Sch 2 [1]. Am 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [10] [20]; 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [5]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [34].

Sec 50A

Ins 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [12]. Am 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [10]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [35].

Sec 50B

Ins 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [27]. Am 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [36].

Sec 51

Subst 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [19]. Am 2002 No 47, Sch 2 [4]–[8]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [8] [10] [19] [28]–[31]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [37] [38].

Sec 51A

Ins 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [19]. Am 2002 No 47, Sch 2 [9]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [8] [10] [20] [32]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [39].

Sec 51B

Ins 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [19]. Am 2003 No 92, Sch 2 [2]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [8] [33] [34].

Sec 51BA

Ins 2003 No 92, Sch 2 [3]. Am 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [8] [10] [19] [28]–[31]; 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [6]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [40].

Sec 51BB

Ins 2003 No 92, Sch 2 [3]. Am 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [8] [33].

Sec 51C

Ins 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [19].

Sec 51CA

Ins 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [35].

Sec 51D

Ins 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [13]. Am 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [10]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [41].

Sec 51E

Ins 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [15]. Am 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [42].

Secs 51F, 51G

Ins 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [7].

Sec 51H

Ins 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 51I

Ins 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [43].

Sec 52

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [47] [48]; 2001 No 112, Sch 3.6 [4]; 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [10]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 53

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [49]; 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [11].

Sec 54

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [50]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 56

Subst 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [51].

Sec 57

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [52]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [44].

Sec 58

Am 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [16] [17].

Sec 60

Am 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [18].

Sec 61

Am 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [19].

Sec 62

Am 2002 No 47, Sch 2 [10]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [19]; 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [9]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [45].

Sec 63

Am 2002 No 47, Schs 1 [14], 2 [11]; 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [19]; 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [10]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [46] [47].

Sec 64

Am 2002 No 47, Sch 2 [12]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [19].

Sec 65

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [53]–[56] (am 1997 No 55, Sch 2.6); 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [11] [20]; 2001 No 112, Sch 3.6 [4]; 2012 No 34, Sch 1 [2]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [20] [23] [36]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [48]–[50].

Sec 65A

Ins 2012 No 34, Sch 1 [3]. Am 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [19] [37] [38]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [51].

Sec 66

Am 2002 No 47, Sch 2 [13]. Subst 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [11].

Sec 67

Am 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [52].

Sec 70

Am 2002 No 47, Sch 2 [14]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [10]; 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [12]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [53].

Sec 71

Am 2003 No 92, Sch 2 [4] [5]; 2014 No 88, Sch 2.23.

Sec 71A

Ins 2003 No 92, Sch 2 [6].

Sec 72

Subst 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [21]. Am 2002 No 47, Sch 2 [15]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [10]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [54].

Part 6A

Ins 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [15]. Rep 2002 No 103, Sch 4.35.

Sec 72A

Ins 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [15]. Am 2005 No 11, Sch 3.14. Rep 2002 No 103, Sch 4.35.

Secs 72B–72E

Ins 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [15]. Rep 2002 No 103, Sch 4.35.

Part 7

Subst 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [39].

Sec 73

Subst 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [39].

Sec 74

Am 2002 No 47, Sch 2 [16]. Subst 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [39]. Am 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [55] [56].

Secs 74A, 74B

Ins 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [39].

Part 8, heading

Subst 1997 No 77, Sch 5.13 [2]. Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.59 [1].

Part 8

Subst 1997 No 77, Sch 5.13 [2].

Sec 75

Subst 1997 No 77, Sch 5.13 [2]. Am 1998 No 48, Sch 2.6 [1] [2]; 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [16]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [40]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.59 [2]–[8].

Secs 76, 77

Rep 1997 No 77, Sch 5.13 [2].

Sec 78

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [57]–[60]. Subst 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [20]. Am 2006 No 94, Sch 3.12. Rep 2007 No 82, Sch 1.9 [4]. Ins 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [57].

Sec 78A

Ins 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [61]. Subst 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [21]. Rep 2007 No 82, Sch 1.9 [4]. Ins 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [57].

Sec 79

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [62]–[64]. Subst 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [22].

Sec 79A

Ins 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [23].

Sec 80

Am 1998 No 149, Sch 2.8; 2002 No 107, Sch 2.2 [3]; 2007 No 82, Sch 1.9 [5]; 2007 No 94, Sch 3.

Sec 81

Am 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [17]; 2008 No 62, Sch 2.24 [1]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [41]; 2017 No 22, Sch 4.15 [4].

Sec 82A

Ins 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [24]. Am 2003 No 85, Sch 5 [1].

Sec 84

Am 1999 No 94, Sch 4.24; 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [22]; 2001 No 121, Sch 2.116 [1] [2]; 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [18] [19]; 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [25]; 2003 No 85, Sch 5 [1]; 2003 No 92, Sch 2 [7] [8]; 2007 No 94, Sch 2; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [42] [43]; 2015 No 63, Sch 1 [13].

Sec 85

Am 2001 No 121, Sch 2.116 [3]; 2007 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 85A

Ins 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [12]. Subst 2017 No 22, Sch 3.24.

Sec 87

Am 2003 No 92, Sch 2 [9].

Sec 88

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [65]–[67]; 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [23]; 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [26] [27]; 2007 No 82, Sch 1.9 [6].

Sec 90

Rep 1999 No 85, Sch 4.

Sec 93

Ins 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [24].

Sch 1

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [68]; GG No 108 of 17.7.1998, p 5491; 2010 No 40, Sch 2 [11]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [58]; 2018 No 44, Sch 2.3 [2] [3].

Sch 2

Rep 1999 No 85, Sch 4.

Sch 3

Am 1996 No 135, Sch 1 [69]–[76]; 2001 No 24, Sch 1 [25] [26]; 2002 No 47, Sch 1 [20] [21]; 2003 No 36, Sch 1 [28] [29]; 2003 No 85, Sch 5 [1]; 2003 No 92, Sch 2 [10] [11]; 2008 No 66, Sch 1 [13] [14]; 2010 No 40, Sch 2 [12] [13]; 2010 No 92, Sch 1 [8]; 2012 No 34, Sch 1 [4]; 2013 No 74, Sch 1 [44]; 2017 No 26, Sch 1 [59]; 2019 No 20, Sch 1.11[4].

Firearms Bill 1996

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