Access to Firearms register by corporations

David Burgess made this Official Information request to New Zealand Police

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From: David Burgess

Dear New Zealand Police,

Trade Me asked me for details of my firearm licence.

(1) Do they have the ability to check my response against the records of firearms owners held by police ?

(2) If they do, please provide what information they may access ?.

(3) How many times have they been provided with information ?

(4) Please provide copies of all correspondence, either between trade me and police, or internal to police that resulted in firearms owner data being provided to trade me.

(5) Do any other non government organisations have access to the firearms licence register if so whom.

Yours faithfully,

David Burgess

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From: MCMAHON, Teresa
New Zealand Police

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Dear Mr Burgess

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Teresa McMahon

Police National Headquarters

PO Box 3017







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David Burgess left an annotation ()

A prompt clear, and unequivocal response. Well done NZ Police.

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