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South Africa

8 March 1999

South African Press Assocation (SAPA)

Draft legislation to clamp down on the lending of firearms was tabled in Parliament on Monday. The Arms and Ammunition Amendment Bill proposes that a provision in the current act which allows an unlicenced person to possess a firearm with the written consent of a licensed owner be done away with. It proposes that only a person who holds a firearm licence be allowed to possess another licensed owner's firearm, and then only when they are on land belonging to or... (

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