Chapter 54 - FIREARMS AND WEAPONS

  1. Subchapter 1 - FIREARMS PURCHASER IDENTIFICATION CARD AND PERMIT TO PURCHASE A HANDGUN (§ 13:54-1.1 to 13:54-1.16)
  2. Subchapter 2 - HANDGUNS (§ 13:54-2.1 to 13:54-2.10)
  3. Subchapter 3 - RETAIL DEALERS (§ 13:54-3.1 to 13:54-3.21)
  4. Subchapter 4 - WHOLESALE DEALERS, MANUFACTURERS, AND WHOLESALE DEALERS' AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES (§ 13:54-4.1 to 13:54-4.15)
  5. Subchapter 5 - MACHINE GUNS, ASSAULT FIREARMS, LARGE CAPACITY AMMUNITION MAGAZINES, AND STUN GUNS (§ 13:54-5.1 to 13:54-5.8)
  6. Subchapter 6 - SECURITY SYSTEMS FOR DEALERS (§ 13:54-6.1 to 13:54-6.7)
  7. Subchapter 7 - RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD TO PERMIT CARRYING A HANDGUN (§ 13:54-7.1)

Notes

CHAPTER SOURCE AND EFFECTIVE DATE:
R.2015 d.094, effective May 12, 2015.
See: 46 N.J.R. 2393(a), 47 N.J.R. 1328(a).
CHAPTER HISTORICAL NOTE:
Chapter 54, Weapons and Explosives, was adopted and became effective prior to September 1, 1969 pursuant to Authority delegated at N.J.S.A. 2A:151-1et seq.
Subchapter 6, Security Systems for Dealers, was adopted as R.1971 d.158, effective September 3, 1971. See: 3 N.J.R. 158(a), 3 N.J.R. 207(a).
Chapter 54, Weapons and Explosives, was repealed and Chapter 54, Firearms and Weapons, was adopted as new rules by R.1986 d.413, effective October 6, 1986. See: 18 N.J.R. 51(a), 18 N.J.R. 2048(b).
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 66(1978), Chapter 54, Firearms and Weapons, was readopted as R.1991 d.564, effective November 18, 1991. See: 23 N.J.R. 2250(a), 23 N.J.R. 3521(a).
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 66(1978), Chapter 54 was readopted as R.1996 d.579, effective November 18, 1996. See: 28 N.J.R. 4375(a), 28 N.J.R. 5181(a).
Subchapter 7, Retired Law Enforcement Officer's Identification Card to Permit Carrying a Handgun, was adopted as new rules by R.1997 d.348, effective August 18, 1997. See: 29 N.J.R. 2624(a), 29 N.J.R. 3733(a).
Chapter 54, Firearms and Weapons, was readopted as R.2002 d.183, effective May 17, 2002. See: 34 N.J.R. 211(a), 34 N.J.R. 2136(a).
Chapter 54, Firearms and Weapons, was readopted as R.2007 d.378, effective November 13, 2007. As a part of R.2007 d.378, Subchapter 1, Firearms Identification Card and Permit to Purchase a Handgun, was renamed Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and Permit to Purchase a Handgun; Subchapter 4, Wholesale Dealers, Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers Agents and Employees, was renamed Wholesale Dealers, Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers' Agents and Employees; and Subchapter 5, Machine Guns, Assault Firearms and Large Capacity Magazines, was renamed Machine Guns, Assault Firearms and Large Capacity Ammunition Magazines, effective December 17, 2007. See: 39 N.J.R. 2324(a), 39 N.J.R. 5349(a).
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1b, Chapter 54, Firearms and Weapons, was scheduled to expire on November 13, 2014. See: 43 N.J.R. 1203(a).
Chapter 54, Firearms and Weapons, was readopted as R.2015 d.094, effective May 12, 2015. As a part of R.2015 d.094, Subchapter 4, Wholesale Dealers, Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers' Agents and Employees, was renamed Wholesale Dealers, Manufacturers, and Wholesale Dealers' Agents and Employees, effective June 15, 2015. See: Source and Effective Date. See, also, section annotations.

CHAPTER AUTHORITY:

N.J.S.A. 2C:39-1 et seq. and 2C:58-1 et seq.; as to N.J.A.C. 13:54-1.15, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-2 and Executive Order No. 9 (Gov. Richard J. Hughes 1963).