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Gun Policy News, 13 February 1998

New Zealand

13 February 1998

Dominion (Wellington)

Sir Thomas Thorp, who headed the review of gun laws, said yesterday that he was unhappy that the Government had made little progress in implementing the review's recommendations. Sir Thomas's view was echoed by former Police Complaints Authority Sir John Jeffries, who called urgently for the review nearly two years ago in the aftermath of a spate of shootings. "I am disappointed that more dedicated progress has not been made on this very important matter," Sir John... (

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