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South Africa

25 August 2011

News24 (Cape Town) / SAPA

CAPE TOWN - The backlog of applications to appeal under the Firearms Control Act currently totals 13 673, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Thursday. In written reply to a parliamentary question by Pieter Groenewald of the Freedom Front Plus, he said there had been 26 709 applications for appeal since January 2008. Of these, 10 953 had been granted, 2 083 rejected, and 13 673 were still outstanding, he said. In a statement Groenewald said this was further proof... (

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