Amendment Of The Firearms Act 1996

Original Language Title: Änderung des Waffengesetzes 1996

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115. Federal Act 1996 amends the gun law

The National Council has decided:

The Weapons Act of 1996, Federal Law Gazette I no. 12/1997, amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 63/2012, is amended as follows:

1 § 42 paragraph 4 to 6 are:

"(4) a person who perceives that war material is apparently in anyone's care, does this without logging undue delay of a security or military services. The bodies intervening on the basis of the message are empowered to ensure the subject for the time being. In this case, organs of public security in are also authorized, denying everyone out of danger, so long not the competent authority in accordance with paragraph 5 and 5a which uses if necessary additional precautionary measures. Section 50 is SPG.

(5) the assurance, transport, custody and the possible destruction of war material are the responsibility of the Federal Minister of national defence and sports, if not a guarantee and seizure according to the code of criminal procedure 1975, BGBl. No. 631/1975, is carried out. The Federal Government is liable for damages, the third-party backup or destruction this war material occur up to a height of 72 600 euros; the police authority compensation law to apply Federal Law Gazette No. 735/1988, is on the procedure.

(5a) is a danger to life or health of people in connection with the fuse or the destruction of war material in accordance with paragraph 5, the authority through regulation to set, to arrange his exit and to prohibit its entering the danger zone according to the risk assessment of the competent organ of the Federal Ministry for defence and sports. The organs of public security are authorized to have everyone out of danger. For these purposes, they may enter land and facilities. § Apply 50 SPG.

(5B) regulations made pursuant to paragraph 5a are in an appropriate manner, how about using the announcement to be published and enter into force immediately after their announcement. The authority has to ensure that the prohibition of visits is brought to the attention of potential victims. The regulation should be repealed as soon as no risk.

(6) organs that intervene in accordance with paragraph 5, allowed to enter for the purposes there stated land and facilities. "This apply SPG and section 16 § 50 military authority law (MBG), Federal Law Gazette I no. 86/2000."

2. in article 51, paragraph 1 of point will be replaced by Z 10 by a comma and appended following Z 11: "11 contrary to one according to § 42 para 5a regulation taken arrangement does not leave a hazardous area or contrary to the prohibition enters."

The following paragraph 14 is added to § 3. 62:

"(14) § 42 paragraph 4 to 6, as well as § 51 para 1 as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 115/2012 into force on January 1, 2013, where article 30 Nos. 1 and 2 of the 2nd stability Act, Federal Law Gazette I no. 35/2012, at the end of the day of the announcement of the Federal Act Federal Law Gazette I no. 115/2012 as according to amended applies."