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South Africa

11 November 2004

Business Day (Johannesburg)

No assessment done of the economic effect of new legislation, Nqakula says Government did not consider the economic effect of the Firearms Control Act and will not consider changing the law if it was found to be adversely affecting certain businesses in the country, Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula has said. The Firearms Control Act, after being approved in 2000, was fully implemented in July this year. Reports of massive losses by gun dealers and... (

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