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Australia

8 June 2001

Hobart Mercury (Tasmania)

Tasmanians still in possession of illegal firearms who voluntarily return them to the police will not be prosecuted. Police Commissioner Richard McCreadie yesterday said although the official amnesty was over, any person handing in of their own volition an illegal weapon would escape charges. Mr McCreadie said only those found to have illegal weapons during searches, or as a result of a tip-off, would be... (GunPolicy.org)

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