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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 1086 asked in the Legislative Council on 25 September 2019 by Hon Rick Mazza

Minister responding: Hon M.H. Roberts
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 25 September 2019

FIREARMS — MINISTERIAL WORKING GROUP

1086. Hon RICK MAZZA to the minister representing the Minister for Police:

I refer to the firearms reform ministerial working group that was formed to assess the implementation of the 143 recommendations in the Law Reform Commission's 105th report, ''Review of the Firearms Act 1973''.

(1) What is the progress of the ministerial working group's agreed first tranche of recommendations that were presented to the Minister for Police in August last year?

(2) When will the ministerial working group be reconvened to work through the second tranche of recommendations?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The following answer has been provided to me by the Minister for Police.

(1)–(2) The reforms are currently being progressed and the ministerial working group will be consulted on the draft bill.