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COLFO’S FULL ANALYSIS OF THE LAW AND ORDER SELECT COMMITTEE’S REPORT


Summary

The Law and Order Report (“the report”) does not meet the terms of reference for which it was set up to answer. Instead, virtually without exception, it makes recommendations that target only legal possession of firearms and creates solutions that are unworkable, expensive, impracticable and will make no difference to criminal firearm misuse. 

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The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners represents the interests of firearms owners and is the largest voluntary shooting-related organisation in New Zealand.

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COLFO 2018 AGM remit


At the COLFO AGM on 19 May 2018 a remit was passed allowing interested groups who may be affected by arms legislation, such as air-soft and paintball users, to come under the umbrella of COLFO. COLFO encourages any firearms interest group or individual to become a member. Full membership details are under the “Join us” tab on this website. Our recommendation is that clubs take membership option (b) and we encourage individual membership of all users through membership option (f). Contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.

COLFO News - Issue 1 2018


Meeting the Police Minister

At the end of November COLFO held a meeting with Stuart Nash the new Minister of Police who listened carefully to what we had to tell him about current issues facing firearm owners. Our concern was expressed over Police attempts to add their “wish list” to new policy instead of abiding by what is required by the exiting Arms Act and Regulations. He told COLFO that his number one statement to Police was to fix the relationship between the Police and firearm users. He has asked for a further advice on the findings of the Select Committee Inquiry into Illegal Firearms and will consider this before making any decision on how this should proceed. Although he did not reveal his intentions in respect of any new firearm legislation he did say that any changes would follow the full parliamentary process with opportunity for public submissions.

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