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Regulatory Impact Assessment - Proposals to improve the risk management of semi-automatic pistols

Regulatory Impact Assessment - Proposals to improve the risk management of semi-automatic pistols

Date Published: 
November 2019

The following document is a Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) for the Arms Legislation Bill’s Supplementary Order Paper that was introduced on Wednesday 13 November 2019. The purpose of the RIA is to provide a summary of the problem being addressed, the options for addressing the problem and their associated costs and benefits, the consultation undertaken, and the proposed arrangements for implementation and review.

Certain information in the RIA has been withheld under one or more of the following sections of the Official Information Act 1982:

  • Information is withheld under section 9(2)(a) to protect the privacy of natural persons.
  • Information is withheld under section 9(2)(ba)(i) to protect information which is subject to an obligation of confidence or which any person has been or could be compelled to provide under the authority of any enactment, where the making available of the information would be likely to prejudice the supply of similar information, or information from the same source, and it is in the public interest that such information should continue to be supplied.