Firearms Prohibition Orders Legislation Bill

About this bill

The single broad policy implemented by the amendments in this omnibus bill is to improve public safety by preventing people whose behaviour and actions represent a high risk of violence, or reflect an underlying risk of violence, from being able to access firearms or restricted weapons.

Current status

Royal Assent given 15 August 2022.
Enacted as the Firearms Prohibition Orders Legislation Act 2022 (2022/41)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill

All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 106-2
Introduced 15 December 2021
First reading 9 February 2022
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 29 March 2022
Select Committee report back 29 July 2022
Second reading 4 August 2022
Committee of the whole House 9 August 2022
Third reading 9 August 2022
Royal Assent 15 August 2022
Enacted as Firearms Prohibition Orders Legislation Act 2022 (2022/41)
Divided No

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