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Australia

10 January 2003

ABC News (Australia)

ACT Police Minister Bill Wood says he will consult sporting shooters and security firms before tightening controls on the sale of hand guns. Federal Justice Minister Chris Ellison has accused the states and territories of being too slow in matching Commonwealth regulations, restricting the types of firearms imported and licenced for use. Mr Wood says the ACT will fall into line but believes existing regulations are already effective in minimising gun crime. "The ACT... (GunPolicy.org)

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