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    Member dukenukem's Avatar
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    What is a SOP - Chris Bishop SOP 203 - Suggestion for exemption for sport shooters ?

    Dont really understand all the acronyms and processes - but saw Chri Bishop submitted supplimetary orde paper covering sport shooters

    Anyone shed any light on what they are ?

    Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Bill 125-1 (2019), Government Bill – New Zealand Legislation

    Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Bill
    Proposed amendments to SOP No 201
    Chris Bishop, in Committee, to move the following amendments:
    Clause 8
    In clause 8, new section 4A(1)(h), replace “.” (page 9) with “:”.
    In clause 8, new section 4A(1), after paragraph (h) (page 9), insert:
    (i) a person who is a bona fide competitor in a target shooting
    sport that is—
    (i) governed by a legitimate international sporting body;
    (ii) where the rules of the discipline provide for the use of
    semi-automatic firearms or shotguns; and
    (iii) the person is a member of a target shooting club recognised
    by the Commissioner as a club where such target
    shooting disciplines are practised.

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    Palmerston North
    It's a suggested change from him/national.

    The rest voted against it.

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    thanks - learnt something new today

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    Stands for Supplementary Order Paper

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    From the parliament website...

    Supplementary Order Papers (SOPs) set out proposed amendments to a bill. They may be in the name of a member or a Minister. An SOP may also set out a proposal to divide a bill.

    Also see https://dpmc.govt.nz/publications/ma...r-introduction for more detail
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