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Gun Policy News, 1 August 1998


1 August 1998

Sydney Morning Herald

The NSW firearms amnesty ended in chaos last night with farmers trying to register illegal semi-automatic weapons, gun owners confused about licences and dealers fearing that a massive backlog in applications will see their businesses grind to a halt. The State Government admitted there was a massive backlog in applications for thousands of licences and the registration of tens of thousands of weapons before last night's midnight deadline. From this morning, only... (

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