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26 November 2008

Advertiser (Adelaide)

New gun laws described by Premier Mike Rann as the toughest in Australia will come into effect from midnight tonight. The main target of the new laws are outlaw motorcycle gangs and police will have the power to issue prohibition orders against people found near an illegal weapon or in the company of someone with a weapon. The maximum sentence under the new laws has been increased from two years to 15. A three-month gun amnesty will also begin on December 1 and run... (

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