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4 October 2001

Australian Associated Press

The NSW government today announced a one-month extension of a state-wide amnesty for people to hand in illegal firearms. People with illegal firearms now have until November 2 to hand them in or risk up to 14 years' jail. The now four-month Illegal Firearms Amnesty allows illegal firearms to be handed in without question, or for guns in the same category as existing licences to be registered. Police Minister Paul Whelan today said the extension had been decided upon... (GunPolicy.org)

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