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New Zealand

26 July 2010

Press (Christchurch)

Criminals will be deprived of their "weapon of choice" by a proposed law change, Police Minister Judith Collins says. Collins yesterday announced high-powered airguns would be reclassified so they could only be owned by those with a firearms licence. The proposed change could be implemented by November through an amendment to the Arms Order. However, Collins said there were no plans to try to register all firearms, something that had been an "expensive failure" in... (

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