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Gun Policy News, 18 May 1998

Nouvelle Zélande

18 May 1998

New Zealand Herald

The Government has signalled for the first time that it will spend money to buy back military-style guns. Faced with increasing criticism about its failure to crack down on gun ownership, the coalition has used the Budget to signal a buy-back over three years. The Budget's listing of $25 million for the programme, under the heading "Quantified Risks — Firearms Review," is the first demonstration of a Government intention to implement any of the ideas suggested last... (

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Nouvelle Zélande

18 May 1998

Evening Post (Wellington)

Final police views on proposed tough gun law changes, including a multimillion dollar buy-back of military-style weapons, are expected to be reported to a Cabinet subcommittee this week. However, a full Government decision on whether to implement the changes, recommended by former High Court Judge Sir Thomas Thorp last year, would not be made until "later this year," a spokesman for Police Minister Jack Elder said today. Prompted by several police shootings and the... (

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Nouvelle Zélande

18 May 1998

New Zealand Press Association

WELLINGTON — A police report on recommendations aimed at improving gun control is expected to be with Police Minister Jack Elder within a fortnight, a spokesman for the minister said today. The report would then go to a cabinet sub-committee to consider. The spokesman said there was no timeframe for when the full cabinet would made its decisions on the guns' review. The police report looks at recommendations made by former High Court judge Sir Thomas Thorp, whose... (

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