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6 September 2012

Helsingin Sanomat (Finland)

After a long wait, Finnish police are getting a new electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens. Alongside the Vitja data system, which is to be launched in 2014, the registry is set to make it considerably easier for police to keep tabs on firearms in Finland. In the early stages the new firearms registry will streamline processing of licence applications. There will be less paperwork, as the applications will be made directly into the data system. Deputy... (

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