Updated to 27 June 2020 (Act No. 2 of 2020 and S.I. No. 236 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1, 2 12 June 1990 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 3-8 1 January 1991 Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act 1990 (Part II) (Commencement) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 313 of 1990), art. 2
Ss. 9-18 12 June 1990 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 4 repealed 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 63(a)
S. 6(1) amended 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 63(b)
S. 7(6)(a) amended 26/2006, s. 64, schedule 1. See 12/1990, s. 8A
S. 7(6)(b) amended 26/2006, s. 64, schedule 1. See 12/1990, s. 8A
S. 7(8) amended 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 63(c)
S. 8 provision relating to bail 16/1997, ss. 1, 13(2), schedule, paras. 16, 29, 30
S. 8(a) amended 26/2006, s. 64, schedule 1. See 12/1990, s. 8A
S. 8(b) amended 26/2006, s. 64, schedule 1. See 12/1990, s. 8A
S. 8A inserted 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 64
S. 9 provision relating to bail 16/1997, ss. 1, 13 (2), schedule, paras. 16, 29, 30
S.9(7)(a) substituted 28/2009, ss. 1(3), 39
S.9(7)(a) amended 26/2006, s. 64, schedule 1. See 12/1990, s. 8A
S. 9(7)(b) amended 26/2006, s. 64, schedule 1. See 12/1990, s. 8A
S.9A - 9I inserted 28/2009, ss. 1(3), 40
S. 10 provision relating to bail 16/1997, ss. 1, 13(2), schedule, paras. 16, 29, 30
S. 10(3)(a) amended 26/2006, s. 64, schedule 1. See 12/1990, s. 8A
S. 11 provision relating to bail 16/1997, ss. 1, 13(2), schedule, paras. 16, 29, 30
S. 11(a) amended 26/2006, s. 64, schedule 1. See 12/1990, s. 8A
S.12 application extended S. I. No. 66 of 1991, reg. 2
S. 12(3)(a) amended 26/2006, s. 64, schedule 1. See 12/1990, s. 8A
S. 12(3)(b) amended 26/2006, s. 64, schedule 1. See 12/1990, s. 8A
S. 12A inserted 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 65
S. 12A(9A) inserted 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 40(a)
S. 12A(10) amended 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 40(b)
S. 12A(13)(b) amended 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 40(c)
S. 15 form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 34, rl. 5, forms 34.11, 34.12, schedule B
S.16 substituted 28/2009, ss. 1(3), 41
S. 16A inserted 7/2018, ss. 1(3), 174

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 12 Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act 1990 (Offensive Weapons) (Amendment) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 338 of 2009)
S. 12(4) Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act 1990 (Offensive Weapons) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 66 of 1991)