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5 February 2013

Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - The Senate has passed on third and final reading a measure that will provide a comprehensive law on firearms and ammunition as well as penalties for violating the law. The proposed Act also amends Presidential Decree 1866 on laws on unlawful possession, manufacture and dealing in the acquisition or disposition of firearms and ammunition. It also mandates that the use of loose firearms, when inherent to the commission of a crime punishable under... (

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