Firearms control amendment bill (B 28B-2003)

1st January 2003


To amend the Firearms Control Act, 2000, so as to change certain technical expressions and to delete or amend certain definitions; to provide for the deletion and insertion of certain lexical expressions; to exclude forms prescribed under the said Act from forming part of the regulations; to provide for apprenticeship to a gunsmith; to empower the Minister to prescribe measures in terms of which the public may be notified that certain premises are declared firearm-free zones; and to provide in the transitional provisions for the continuation of an existing registration certificate to trade as a gunsmith; and to provide for matters connected therewith.