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South Africa

28 February 2006

Business Day (Johannesburg)

CAPE TOWN — In a major shift after extensive consultation with gun owners, Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula has published draft amendments to the Firearms Control Act that will do away with the controversial relicensing process. However, some of the new clauses that have been introduced have received a cool reception amid claims that they are unconstitutional. The legislation is being amended to avoid serious legal complications and the criminalisation... (

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