Item - 2018.MM44.6

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 23, 2018 without amendments.

MM44.6 - Seizure and destruction of illegal guns - by Councillor Paul Ainslie, seconded by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 30, 2018, adopted the following:


1. City Council direct the City Manager to request the Toronto Police Services Board, the Ontario Provincial Police and the Province of Ontario to adopt and implement the necessary measures for a seize and destroy procedure to destroy illegal guns and ammunition seized and confiscated by law enforcement agencies.


2.  City Council request the City Manager to report back to City Council during the first quarter of 2019 on the implementation of a seize and destroy procedure.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM44.6 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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