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South Africa

16 February 1999

Business Day (Johannesburg)

JOHANNESBURG — Government's planned tightening of SA's gun laws would push gun ownership underground, rendering enforcement of any sort impossible, SA Gun Owners' Association spokesman Juan de Greeff said yesterday. He was responding to a weekend report that government would push through tough amendments to the Arms and Ammunition Act this parliamentary session. The report said the amendments would result in: Scrapping the clause in the act permitting licensed gun... (

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