Arms (Licence Holders' Applications for New Licences) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill amends the Arms Act 1983 to address concerns raised by the firearms community about delays in processing licence holders' applications for new firearms licences.

Current status

Royal Assent given 28 November 2022.
Enacted as the Arms (Licence Holders' Applications for New Licences) Amendment Act 2022 (2022/69)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 183-2
Introduced 3 November 2022
First reading 8 November 2022
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 9 November 2022
Select Committee report back 17 November 2022
Second reading 22 November 2022
Committee of the whole House 22 November 2022
Third reading 22 November 2022
Royal Assent 28 November 2022
Enacted as Arms (Licence Holders' Applications for New Licences) Amendment Act 2022 (2022/69)
Divided No

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