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Solomon Islands

8 December 2000

ABC News (Australia)

No child in Solomon Islands will be getting a toy gun this Christmas. As part of the Townsville Peace Agreement that has brought the ethnic war in the Solomons to a halt, the Parliament in Honiara has passed a bill banning all imitation firearms. The Firearms and Ammunition Amendment Bill prohibits the manufacture, sale, carriage, possession and use of imitation firearms throughout the Solomons. Solomon Islands Police Minister William Haomae told Parliament the ban... (

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