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New Zealand

18 December 1999

Press (Christchurch)

The Government will pass tough gun-control laws early next year, Alliance minister Matt Robson says. The legislation would require all guns — as well as gun owners — to be registered, probably by the end of next year, a ban on civilian ownership of military-style semi-automatic weapons, a compulsory buy-back of those weapons, and the probable establishment of an independent firearms-licensing authority. A National Government bill last year had proposed... (

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