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Gun Policy News, 21 November 2004

Indonesia,Australia

21 November 2004

Sun Herald (Sydney)

Australian champion yachtsman Christopher Packer is among five Westerners and one Indonesian being interrogated by Indonesian police for possible gun smuggling after six weapons were found on their luxury boat. Police said the Sydney to Hobart yacht race winner and skipper of the 50-metre, New Zealand-flagged vessel Lissa Avitiu was apprehended off Bali on Friday. Bali police spokesman Colonel Antonius Reniban said a search of the boat on Friday had found five rifles... (GunPolicy.org)

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Jamaica

21 November 2004

Jamaica Observer

The National Security Ministry expects to have new draft guidelines for the issuing of firearm licences some time in the New Year and there is a growing chorus for these to include psychological profiles of gunholders. The revision of the gun licensing regulations is to complement the government's plan, announced in April, to establish an independent authority to oversee the issuance of such permits as part of efforts to fight corruption in the constabulary. But... (GunPolicy.org)

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Jamaica

21 November 2004

Jamaica Observer

1 Pay the application fee at the tax office and submit the receipt, along with the completed application form, to the Superintendent of Police in charge of the jurisdiction in which you work or do business. The completed application form has to be accompanied by a valid ID, three notarised passport-sized pictures as well as a certificate of competence from an approved firearm instructor certifying that the applicant can use and care for a gun. 2 The applicant must... (GunPolicy.org)

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