Question NW3956 to the Minister of Police

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14 December 2017 - NW3956

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Bara, Mr M R to ask the Minister of Police

How long will it take to (a) process, (b) test and (c) check the system for links of a single firearm handed in during the proposed Firearm Amnesty period in 2018?


(a)(b) and (c) The test firing will occur at station level, within one week of receiving the firearm, whereafter the fired specifimens will be submitted to the Forensic Science Laboratory. The loading and comparison searching on the Intergrated Ballistic Identification System and other testing, will occur within 30 days from receipt of the fired specimens.

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