Public consultation on firearms importation regime extended to March 1, 2011, due to SSAA intervention
Dear CFAC members,
As you are aware, the Attorney-General’s Department is conducting public consultation on a number of amendments to the firearms importation regime - Regulation 4F and Schedule 6 of the Customs (Prohibited Import) Regulations 1956 (the Regulations).
Following a request from Tim Bannister, as well as feedback from other stakeholders, the deadline for submissions on the consultation paper has been extended from 1 February 2011 to 1 March 2011.
A copy of the consultation paper (with updated deadline) is attached. The consultation paper is also available on the Attorney-General’s Department website.
The consultation paper should be read together with the Regulations, which can be accessed from http://www.comlaw.gov.au/comlaw/management.nsf/lookupindexpagesbyid/IP200400519?OpenDocument
If you would like to comment on this consultation paper, please forward your submission no later than Tuesday 1 March 2011 to firstname.lastname@example.org or by facsimile to 02 6141 5463. Submissions may also be mailed to:
Drugs and Firearms Section
Criminal Justice Division
3-5 National Circuit
BARTON ACT 2600
All submissions will be treated as public unless the author clearly indicates to the contrary. A request made under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 for access to a submission marked confidential will be determined in accordance with that Act.
Commonwealth Firearms Advisory Council (CFAC) Secretariat
Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department
3-5 National Circuit, BARTON ACT 2600