< Arms Legislation Bill

Arms Legislation Bill

About this bill

The amendments in this omnibus bill deal with an inter-related topic that can be regarded as implementing a single broad policy. That policy is to improve public safety by adjusting legislative frameworks to impose tighter controls on the use and possession of arms.

Vote counts

63 ayes (supporters)
57 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
0 absent

Vote outcome

Motion agreed to; Bill read a second time.

Member of Parliament responsible


Yes: Green Party 8 votes

Yes: Labour Party 46 votes

Yes: New Zealand First 9 votes

No: ACT New Zealand 1 vote

No: National Party 55 votes

No: Jami-Lee Ross Independent

All data
Bill Arms Legislation Bill
Parliament 52
Vote date 19 February 2020
Reading 2
Success Yes
Reason A party vote was called for on the question, That the Arms Legislation Bill be now read a second time.
Outcome Bill read a second time.
Vote type Party vote
Hansard status Final
Ayes 63
Noes 57
Abstentions 0
Absent 0

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