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Australia

1 April 2012

Age (Melbourne)

Gun dealers are hiring out shotguns and rifles indefinitely to shooters dodging registration requirements, with dozens of the guns disappearing, raising concerns they may be used for criminal purposes. The guns are hired out at the full purchase price and are essentially de facto sales. The issue is of increasing concern given the recent spate of gang shootings in the northern and western suburbs. By law, guns can be hired out only to licensed shooters, but the... (GunPolicy.org)

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