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South Africa

10 April 2008

Business Day (Johannesburg)

CAPE TOWN — The government is facing huge noncompliance and backlogs as legal gun owners fail to apply for their licences to be renewed and the Central Firearms Registry struggles to cope with the numbers that are lodged. While the Firearms Control Act was being processed by Parliament and again when an amendment went through both houses, the police were advised that re-licensing all legal firearms in four years was impractical. The police were urged to allow a... (

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