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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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Notice of Special General Meeting


COLFO are calling a Special General Meeting to be held at 9am on Sunday, 18th November 2018 at the Brentwood Hotel, 16 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington. The meeting is to approve changes to the COLFO constitution, updating its content. Please notify your intended attendance to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ARMS (PROHIBITION ON SHORTENED FIREARMS) AMENDMENT BILL


Alastair Scott, National MP for Wairarapa, you have recently released your draft member’s Bill for consultation entitled ‘Arms (Prohibition on Shortened Firearms) Amendment Bill’. COLFO has received substantial correspondence from its member organisations and concerned individuals regarding this Bill. Having now reviewed the draft Bill, COLFO is of the position that the Bill is inappropriate and will have a significant adverse effect on law abiding licensed firearms owners. Additionally, COLFO cannot see how NZ Police can service the administration requirements of the proposed law given they are already operating on a tightly constrained budget. Nor does COLFO see the community’s reliance on NZ Police for issuing permits to be conducive to strong relations given current problems being experienced. Accordingly, COLFO sternly opposes this Bill.

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