Sentencing Council

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Firearm offences and the standard non-parole period scheme



Published in May 2004, this report considered recent firearms offences and sente​ncing trends and practices and made a number of recommendations, including adding offences to the SNPSS.

Download: Firearms Offences and the Standard Non-Parole Sentencing Scheme [PDF 611KB]

Government response

  Extract from Hansard: Firearms and Crimes Legislation Amendment (Public Safety) Bill - Second Reading: 12 November 2003 (PDF, 25KB)

Fairfield Area Shooting Incidents [PDF 22KB]
Question without notice: 15 October 2003