Introduced on April 2 with the intent of banning semi-automatic and military style weapons and their associated parts. Given first reading on April 2 with just ACT opposed with the leave of Parliament sent to the Finance and Expenditure Committee with an April 8 report back. Reported back with minor amendments with most debate and changes made around exceptions and definitions. Ministers given wide powers to set definitions in regulations and set up an amnesty and buy-back regime. Exceptions were narrow and mainly limited to licensed predator controllers. Second reading completed on April 9, committee stage and third reading on April 10 with just ACT opposed.