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Australia

12 March 2010

Sydney Morning Herald

New regulations allowing security guards to carry high-calibre handguns and shotguns is a weakening of gun control that will see more firearms ending up in criminal hands, the NSW Greens say. The amendment to state firearms legislation, quietly introduced by the Labor government before Christmas, gives the NSW Police Commissioner the power to authorise security guards to carry prohibited firearms. This week the Greens MP Lee Rhiannon attempted to have the regulation... (GunPolicy.org)

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