New Zealand will ban all forms of semi-automatic weapons used within the Christchurch assaults, PM Jacinda Ardern has stated.
The nation’s gun legal guidelines have been within the highlight since a gunman killed 50 folks at two mosques final Friday.
Ms Ardern stated she anticipated new laws to be in place by 11 April.
She stated a buy-back scheme can be arrange for banned weapons, and that measures can be imposed to stop a run on shopping for earlier than the regulation is available in.
“Now, six days after this assault, we’re asserting a ban on all navy model semi-automatics (MSSA) and assault rifles in New Zealand,” the prime minister stated.
“Associated components used to transform these weapons into MSSAs are additionally being banned, together with all high-capacity magazines.”