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Civilian Gun Registration

New ZealandIn New Zealand, the law does not require (except for handguns, military-style semi-automatic and restricted firearms)1 2 3 4 that a record of the acquisition, possession and transfer of each privately held firearm be retained in an official register
Canadarequires (for prohibited and restricted firearms only)   
South Africarequires   
United Kingdomrequires   
United Statesdoes not require   

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