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NSW - Decision Next Week on Extending Gun Amnesty
Australian Associated Press
20 September 2001
NSW Police Minister Paul Whelan will decide next week whether to extend a three-month gun amnesty.
The amnesty officially ends today…
More than 3,100 illegal firearms have been surrendered since the amnesty began on June 29…
The amnesty came as new laws were introduced on July 1 boosting penalties for the illegal possession of firearms to 14 years jail.
The Firearms Amendment (Trafficking) Act also introduced a maximum 20 year penalty for supplying firearms to people unauthorised to use them…