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Gun Policy News, 24 December 2004

Nouvelle Zélande

24 December 2004

Stuff.co.nz

The Government has finally abandoned the idea of registering firearms. Police Minister George Hawkins confirmed today that registration will not be in a bill he is preparing to tighten border control of illicit arms trading. The legislation will bring New Zealand into line with international protocols on the control of weapons, parts and ammunition. The registration of all the guns in the country was recommended seven years ago in a government-commissioned review... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis,Colombie

24 December 2004

Big News Network / Miami Herald

Three Venezuelan men have pleaded guilty in Miami federal court to exporting arms to be sold to Colombian rebel and paramilitary forces. Federal agents said they seized more than 200 guns and 700,000 rounds of ammunition from the operation, The Miami Herald reported Thursday. "Anytime we can cut off the pipeline for the supply of illegal firearms, we make the citizens of our community and other countries safer," said prosecutor Melissa Damian. Investigators said the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australie

24 December 2004

Sydney Morning Herald

A cache of weapons stolen from the armoury at Holsworthy army base remains missing and allegedly up for sale following an extraordinary lapse in security and a bungled investigation by authorities. In a serious breach of army security in September 2002, up to a dozen weapons were discovered missing from the armoury, which was, inexplicably, routinely left unlocked. And, according to one former private stationed at the base, the cache — with other weapons stolen from... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australie

24 December 2004

Sydney Morning Herald

The Australian Defence Force insisted it maintained strict controls over firearms, and rejected claims that weapons including a rocket launcher and sniper rifle were missing. The ADF's assertion follows a report in The Sydney Morning Herald on Friday which said a cache of stolen military weapons might be up for sale on the black market. Defence admitted three privately owned sporting rifles had gone missing from an armoury at the Holsworthy army base, outside Sydney,... (GunPolicy.org)

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