Firearms and Weapons are governed under separate legislation.
Weapons are governed under the Weapons Act 1999 and the Weapons Regulations 1999. 
Weapons fall under two distinct categories:

  • Schedule 1 Prohibited Weapons 

means an article prescribed by regulations to be a prohibited weapon.


  • Schedule 2 Controlled Weapons

a) an article prescribed by regulations to be a controlled weapon; or

b) any other article, not being a firearm or a prohibited weapon, made or modified to be used:

  •  to injure or disable a person;
  •  to cause a person to fear that someone will be injured or disabled by that use; or
  •  for attack or defence in the practice of a martial sport, art or similar discipline.

Weapons List

Please see Resources section below for relevant forms