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New Zealand

14 January 1999

New Zealand Press Association

WELLINGTON — Firearm licensing should be the responsibility of a separate agency because the police did not have the resources to do it properly, Labour's justice spokesman Phil Goff said today. He criticised the six-month amnesty for gun owners who had not renewed their licences, announced yesterday by Police Minister Clem Simich. 'It is simply not good enough that compliance is seen as a voluntary process,' he said on National Radio. 'Everybody thinks it's a... (

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