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2 January 2003

Canadian Press

EDMONTON — The Alberta justice department doesn't want to prosecute those who violate the new firearms law, asking police officers to charge offenders federally. RCMP arrest Jim Turnbull during demonstration on Parliament Hill (CP photo) "There are certain elements, particularly as they relate to registration of firearms, where a charge could be laid either under the Criminal Code or under the Firearms Act," says Bart Johnson, spokesman for Alberta Justice. "It's... (

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