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Belgium

9 June 2013

Flanders News

The Belgian Justice Minister Annemie Turtelboom (Flemish liberal) has abolished a list of firearms for which no licence was required. As a result a licence will be needed for the 680 different types of firearm that featured on the list. The list included firearms of historic value or of a decorative or folkloristic nature. Annemie Turtelboom: "We were the only country in the continent of Europe where you could still buy a firearm without the need for a licence. This... (GunPolicy.org)

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