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South Sudan Parliament Resumes Sitting After Four Weeks

Radio Tamazuj (Sudan)

12 April 2016

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South Sudan parliament sat Monday… [and] discussed a joint report of the specialized standing committee for Defence, security and public order and the committee of legislation and justice on the Firearms Bill 2016…

[T]he bill was committed for further public hearing drawing inputs from countries such as Sudan, Kenya and Uganda among others. The bill is aimed at creating a legal framework and administrative structures for firearms and their control.

The bill contains ten chapters regarding registry of firearms, public warehouse to be established, eligibility to possess firearms, firearms licence for trade, private security companies, temporary permits for hunting or sports, government agencies responsibility for firearms control, and marketing of firearms…

The bill was passed to the fourth reading. No date was set for when the bill will come back to the house.

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