The Bill seeks to amend the Firearms Act to increase the penalties for certain offences involving a firearm or any prohibited weapon, as defined by the Act, by an average of fifty percent. This Bill as introduced requires a three fifths majority in order to be passed. The resulting Act will come into effect via Proclamation.
The Firearms (Amendment) Bill, 2010
An Act to amend the Firearms Act, Chap. 16:01