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Strict German Gun Law Framed After 2002 School Massacre

Times (UK)

11 March 2009

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DRESDEN — The 2002 shooting at Gutenberg high school in the town of Erfurt in central Germany, came on the day that the country's parliament approved a new Bill tightening its already strict gun controls…..

It was 1956 before private firearms were allowed, when the pre-Nazi gun-control law of 1928 was effectively reinstated. The law was revised in 1972, when the new Federal Weapons Act came into effect.

The Act requires that purchase and possession of each individual firearm requires a valid licence…..

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