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Gun Policy News, 11 January 2012


11 January 2012

Herald Sun (Melbourne)

The closure of a bizarre loophole in gun laws will make it easier to prevent criminals from carrying firearms. A legislative amendment, expected to pass when Parliament resumes, will prevent any exploitation of laws that ban "prohibited persons" from having firearms. In a 2010 case that prompted a review of the Firearms Act, a member of a Melbourne crime family beat firearms charges after a judge accepted he could not have known whether a revolver was registered. The... (

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