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Australia

3 July 2004

Herbert River Express (Queensland)

Firearms owners are encouraged to hand in any unregistered or illegal weapons during the firearms amnesty which began on Thursday. Police Minister Judy Spence said the amnesty was being held in Queensland to allow people to surrender illegal or unwanted firearms without penalty. "While the public will not be compensated for their weapons, under the terms of the amnesty, people will not be prosecuted for possessing firearms illegally if they surrender those firearms to... (GunPolicy.org)

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