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Johns, Rowena. 2004 ‘Gun Buyback and Amnesty in 1996-1997.’ Firearms Restrictions: Recent Developments, p. 3. Sydney: New South Wales Parliamentary Library. 1 March

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Gun buyback and amnesty in 1996-1997

In New South Wales, a general buyback of prohibited firearms from the public concluded on 30 September 1997….

The total number of firearms surrendered was 192,263 firearms, including 155,774 prohibited firearms and 36,489 non-prohibited firearms which were surrendered voluntarily because their owners no longer wished to retain them. (5)

Source cited:
5) Les Tree, Director General of the Ministry of Police, Review of the Firearms Act 1996: A Report for the Minister of Police, 19 June 2000, p 31.

ID: Q11778

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