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21 July 2012

Hobart Mercury (Tasmania)

Police are crushing more than 100 guns a month 1400 a year in an effort to keep the community safe. These weapons are seized during criminal investigations, or handed in for various reasons such as property from a deceased estate, unwanted, or unregistered. Tasmania Police Commissioner Darren Hine said the permanent amnesty under the Firearms Act allowed any unauthorised firearms to be handed in to a police station and no action would be taken in relation to their... (

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