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South Africa

8 June 2006

Cape Times (Cape Town)

The long awaited Firearm Control Amendment Bill has been tabled in parliament despite strong opposition. Among other amendments, the bill seeks to extend the period of licences held by those dealing in firearms. It has also taken a more lenient approach to firearm collectors, no longer limiting their stock. But it does require that all "prohibited" and "restricted" firearms in the possession of registered collectors be made inoperable. Assistant commissioner of the... (

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