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South Africa

30 July 2008

Pretoria News

A Pretoria high court acting judge on Tuesday had harsh words for the police and the Firearms Licence Appeal Board for the manner in which they handled the application for firearm licences by an antique firearms collector. Acting Judge Piet Ebersohn said there was a "lack of competency" by both the police and the Appeal Board in this regard. Ebersohn severely criticised members of the board for not having sufficient knowledge of firearms. "None of them have any... (

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