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Weapons Amendment Bill 2011
In 2006, the then Minister for Police, Corrective Services and Sport announced a review of the Weapons Act 1990 and subordinate legislation and established the Weapons Review Committee that considered submissions from the public, the weapons industry and the Queensland Police Service. The Committee identified over 440 proposals for legislative change to the Act, the Weapons Categories Regulation 1

Weapons and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
In April 2012, the Government announced that it would introduce mandatory minimum penalties for weapons offences to address the illegal use of firearms. The Bill provides for mandatory minimum periods of imprisonment for the following offences under Weapons Act 1990 (the Act): unlawful trafficking (s 65), unlawful supply (s 50B) and unlawful possession of firearms (s 50). The Bill also provides fo

Weapons Legislation (Lever Action Shotguns) Amendment Regulation 2017
Concern emerged in 2015 over the proposed importation of a large number of Adler A110 lever action shotguns with high capacity magazines of seven rounds as opposed to the more commonly available three or four round shotguns. In May 2015, the Australian Government announced a review of the National Firearms Agreement (NFA) to ensure it was still appropriate for today’s environment. The classificat

Police Powers Responsibilities and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
The Police Power and Responsibilities and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 amends the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000, the Child Protection and Offender Prohibition Order) Act 2004, the Crime and Corruption Act 2001, the Criminal Code, the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012, the Justice and Other Information Disclosure Act 2008 the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992, t

Weapons Categories (Replica Firearms) Amendment Regulation 2020
The Weapons Legislation (Replica Firearms) Amendment Regulation 2020 (the Amendment Regulation) amends the Weapons Categories Regulation 1997 to address a rise in police calls for assistance relating to replica firearms. The Amendment Regulation adds replica firearms to the category of restricted items. It also removes replica firearms, that are not also functioning firearms, from category R weap