17 September 2018
Our Reference: IR-01-18-9121
Mr Tim Rowlands
Email: [FYI request #8546 email]
Dear Mr Rowlands
I am writing to you in response to your request dated 21 August 2018. Your request was
made pursuant to the Official Information Act 1982 and requested:
Has there been another change in how MSSA with folding stocks are measured?
Is a fixed muzzle device still included?
On 5 September 2018, I responded to your request for information dated 21 August 2018.
In that letter I referenced section 18(d) – that the requested information is or soon will be
I am now writing to clarify that the information is already publicly available and can be
found on the Police website1. This information has been available on the Police website
since 7 March 2017.
You have the right to seek an investigation and review by the Ombudsman of this
For your information, Police has developed a process for proactive release of information,
so the response to your request may be publicly released on the New Zealand Police
Arms Act Service Delivery Group
Police National Headquarters
180 Molesworth Street. PO Box 3017, Wellington 6140, New Zealand.
Telephone: 04 474 9499. Fax: 04 498 7400. www.police.govt.nz