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The firearms prohibition order search powers final report

12 Sep 2016

The Minister for Justice and Police has tabled in Parliament the Ombudsman’s report on new search powers, which enable police to search a person subject to a firearms prohibition order whenever reasonably required.

This report details the Ombudsman’s review of the operation of the powers over a two year period from its commencement in November 2013.

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