oa Arms Control : Africa - New Legislation in South Africa : update

Volume 2003, Issue 5
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Extracted from text ... 7 New Legislation in South Africa: Update Firearms Control Act The final draft regulations of the Firearms Control Act (Act 60 of 2000) are in the process of being completed. There are, however, questions being raised around key issues within the Act and regulations. Those include: n Determining the competency of an applicant to carry a weapon and the grounds upon which a police official will base such a determination, n Record-keeping requirements n Including new technology for marking firearms There has been a positive approach to establishing a process that is both sound in principle and practical in approach ..

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