Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Firearms http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Right to Use Firearms Extended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404208_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404208_text Global Legal Monitor: Dominican Republic; Organization of American States: Donation of Firearms Marking Equipment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404051_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404051_text Global Legal Monitor: Economic Community of West African States; Nigeria; United Nations: Partnership to Fight Spread of Weapons http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403914_text Firearms and explosives; International organizations - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403914_text Global Legal Monitor: Denmark: Anti-Gang Measures Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403736_text Crime and law enforcement; Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403736_text Global Legal Monitor: Namibia: Police Chief Calls for Gun Law Reform http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403602_text Firearms and explosives; Police power - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 23 May 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403602_text Global Legal Monitor: China: 2012 National Campaign to Fight Firearms-Control Offenses http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403488_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403488_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Provision on Life Sentence for Trafficking in Firearms Passed by House of Representatives http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403484_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403484_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: President Vetoes Amendment to Disarmament Statute http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403455_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403455_text Global Legal Monitor: Finland: Electronic Firearms Registry Part of Integrated Police Records System http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403334_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403334_text Global Legal Monitor: Canada: Quebec Court Decision Saves Gun Registry http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403326_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403326_text Global Legal Monitor: Organization of American States: Firearms Marking Equipment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403235_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403235_text Global Legal Monitor: Dominican Republic; Organization of American States: Agreement to Combat Trafficking in Firearms http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403127_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 03 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403127_text Global Legal Monitor: Denmark: New Regulations on Air Guns Stir Controversy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403117_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403117_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: New Regulation on Export, Import, and Transit of Firearms http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403060_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403060_text Global Legal Monitor: Turkey: Draft Firearms Legislation Suspended by Parliamentary Committee http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402452_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the It was reported in late December 2010 that a draft law on firearms that had been approved by the Internal Affairs Subcommittee of Turkey's Parliament has been suspended. The Umut Foundation, an anti-gun nongovernment organization in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 03 Jan 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402452_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Draft Regulation on Import, Export, and Transit of Firearms for Civilian Use http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402033_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the It was reported in late December 2010 that a draft law on firearms that had been approved by the Internal Affairs Subcommittee of Turkey's Parliament has been suspended. The Umut Foundation, an anti-gun nongovernment organization in On May 31, 2010, the European Commission came up with a proposal for a regulation on establishing procedural rules for the export, import, and transit of firearms and their parts, essential components, and ammunition intended for... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 08 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402033_text Global Legal Monitor: Nepal: Proposed Amendments to Firearms Law Would Hike Licensing Fees http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401944_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the It was reported in late December 2010 that a draft law on firearms that had been approved by the Internal Affairs Subcommittee of Turkey's Parliament has been suspended. The Umut Foundation, an anti-gun nongovernment organization in On May 31, 2010, the European Commission came up with a proposal for a regulation on establishing procedural rules for the export, import, and transit of firearms and their parts, essential components, and ammunition intended for It was reported on April 19, 2010, that Nepal's Cabinet has under consideration a proposal to amend the Arms and Ammunition Regulation 2029 [1972], chiefly to raise licensing fees. Licenses to carry arms anywhere in the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 23 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401944_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa: Countries to Harmonize Laws on Arms Control http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401561_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the It was reported in late December 2010 that a draft law on firearms that had been approved by the Internal Affairs Subcommittee of Turkey's Parliament has been suspended. The Umut Foundation, an anti-gun nongovernment organization in On May 31, 2010, the European Commission came up with a proposal for a regulation on establishing procedural rules for the export, import, and transit of firearms and their parts, essential components, and ammunition intended for It was reported on April 19, 2010, that Nepal's Cabinet has under consideration a proposal to amend the Arms and Ammunition Regulation 2029 [1972], chiefly to raise licensing fees. Licenses to carry arms anywhere in the It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 10 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401561_text Global Legal Monitor: Finland: New Gun Law Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401526_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the It was reported in late December 2010 that a draft law on firearms that had been approved by the Internal Affairs Subcommittee of Turkey's Parliament has been suspended. The Umut Foundation, an anti-gun nongovernment organization in On May 31, 2010, the European Commission came up with a proposal for a regulation on establishing procedural rules for the export, import, and transit of firearms and their parts, essential components, and ammunition intended for It was reported on April 19, 2010, that Nepal's Cabinet has under consideration a proposal to amend the Arms and Ammunition Regulation 2029 [1972], chiefly to raise licensing fees. Licenses to carry arms anywhere in the It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders. Finland's Parliament is drafting a new gun law, scheduled for debate in September 2009, which would authorize police to inspect, without having established suspicion of commission of a crime, the private homes of persons holding gun... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 27 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401526_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico; United States: Protocol to Punish Arms Trafficking http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401492_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the It was reported in late December 2010 that a draft law on firearms that had been approved by the Internal Affairs Subcommittee of Turkey's Parliament has been suspended. The Umut Foundation, an anti-gun nongovernment organization in On May 31, 2010, the European Commission came up with a proposal for a regulation on establishing procedural rules for the export, import, and transit of firearms and their parts, essential components, and ammunition intended for It was reported on April 19, 2010, that Nepal's Cabinet has under consideration a proposal to amend the Arms and Ammunition Regulation 2029 [1972], chiefly to raise licensing fees. Licenses to carry arms anywhere in the It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders. Finland's Parliament is drafting a new gun law, scheduled for debate in September 2009, which would authorize police to inspect, without having established suspicion of commission of a crime, the private homes of persons holding gun On July 13, 2009, the office of the Mexican Attorney General and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced they had established a collaboration protocol to punish weapons traffickers. The protocol is aimed at collecting information... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 18 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401492_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: Federal Appeals Court Holds States May Restrict Handgun Ownership http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401353_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the It was reported in late December 2010 that a draft law on firearms that had been approved by the Internal Affairs Subcommittee of Turkey's Parliament has been suspended. The Umut Foundation, an anti-gun nongovernment organization in On May 31, 2010, the European Commission came up with a proposal for a regulation on establishing procedural rules for the export, import, and transit of firearms and their parts, essential components, and ammunition intended for It was reported on April 19, 2010, that Nepal's Cabinet has under consideration a proposal to amend the Arms and Ammunition Regulation 2029 [1972], chiefly to raise licensing fees. Licenses to carry arms anywhere in the It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders. Finland's Parliament is drafting a new gun law, scheduled for debate in September 2009, which would authorize police to inspect, without having established suspicion of commission of a crime, the private homes of persons holding gun On July 13, 2009, the office of the Mexican Attorney General and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced they had established a collaboration protocol to punish weapons traffickers. The protocol is aimed at collecting information The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago has ruled that the right to have handguns in one's home, recently recognized by the Supreme Court, does not cover state or municipal laws... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 26 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401353_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Amendment to Firearms Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540811_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the It was reported in late December 2010 that a draft law on firearms that had been approved by the Internal Affairs Subcommittee of Turkey's Parliament has been suspended. The Umut Foundation, an anti-gun nongovernment organization in On May 31, 2010, the European Commission came up with a proposal for a regulation on establishing procedural rules for the export, import, and transit of firearms and their parts, essential components, and ammunition intended for It was reported on April 19, 2010, that Nepal's Cabinet has under consideration a proposal to amend the Arms and Ammunition Regulation 2029 [1972], chiefly to raise licensing fees. Licenses to carry arms anywhere in the It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders. Finland's Parliament is drafting a new gun law, scheduled for debate in September 2009, which would authorize police to inspect, without having established suspicion of commission of a crime, the private homes of persons holding gun On July 13, 2009, the office of the Mexican Attorney General and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced they had established a collaboration protocol to punish weapons traffickers. The protocol is aimed at collecting information The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago has ruled that the right to have handguns in one's home, recently recognized by the Supreme Court, does not cover state or municipal laws Effective November 26, 2008, Taiwan's Statute for Controlling Firearms, Ammunition, Knives, and Weapons (Firearms Statute) was amended by the addition of a new paragraph to article 7, broadening the scope of major firearms-related offenses. The new... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 05 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540811_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: Supreme Court Holds That Constitution Protects an Individual Right to Own Firearms for Self-Defense http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540517_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the It was reported in late December 2010 that a draft law on firearms that had been approved by the Internal Affairs Subcommittee of Turkey's Parliament has been suspended. The Umut Foundation, an anti-gun nongovernment organization in On May 31, 2010, the European Commission came up with a proposal for a regulation on establishing procedural rules for the export, import, and transit of firearms and their parts, essential components, and ammunition intended for It was reported on April 19, 2010, that Nepal's Cabinet has under consideration a proposal to amend the Arms and Ammunition Regulation 2029 [1972], chiefly to raise licensing fees. Licenses to carry arms anywhere in the It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders. Finland's Parliament is drafting a new gun law, scheduled for debate in September 2009, which would authorize police to inspect, without having established suspicion of commission of a crime, the private homes of persons holding gun On July 13, 2009, the office of the Mexican Attorney General and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced they had established a collaboration protocol to punish weapons traffickers. The protocol is aimed at collecting information The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago has ruled that the right to have handguns in one's home, recently recognized by the Supreme Court, does not cover state or municipal laws Effective November 26, 2008, Taiwan's Statute for Controlling Firearms, Ammunition, Knives, and Weapons (Firearms Statute) was amended by the addition of a new paragraph to article 7, broadening the scope of major firearms-related offenses. The new On June 26, the Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution confers an individual right to possess a firearm for traditionally lawful purposes such as self-defense. It further ruled that District of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540517_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Firearms Legislation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054084_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the It was reported in late December 2010 that a draft law on firearms that had been approved by the Internal Affairs Subcommittee of Turkey's Parliament has been suspended. The Umut Foundation, an anti-gun nongovernment organization in On May 31, 2010, the European Commission came up with a proposal for a regulation on establishing procedural rules for the export, import, and transit of firearms and their parts, essential components, and ammunition intended for It was reported on April 19, 2010, that Nepal's Cabinet has under consideration a proposal to amend the Arms and Ammunition Regulation 2029 [1972], chiefly to raise licensing fees. Licenses to carry arms anywhere in the It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders. Finland's Parliament is drafting a new gun law, scheduled for debate in September 2009, which would authorize police to inspect, without having established suspicion of commission of a crime, the private homes of persons holding gun On July 13, 2009, the office of the Mexican Attorney General and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced they had established a collaboration protocol to punish weapons traffickers. The protocol is aimed at collecting information The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago has ruled that the right to have handguns in one's home, recently recognized by the Supreme Court, does not cover state or municipal laws Effective November 26, 2008, Taiwan's Statute for Controlling Firearms, Ammunition, Knives, and Weapons (Firearms Statute) was amended by the addition of a new paragraph to article 7, broadening the scope of major firearms-related offenses. The new On June 26, the Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution confers an individual right to possess a firearm for traditionally lawful purposes such as self-defense. It further ruled that District of In the aftermath of a recent shooting at a school in Finland, the European Parliament moved quickly to approve at first reading the European Commission's proposal to amend Directive 91/477/EC concerning the acquisition and possession of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054084_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Possession of weapons and ammunitions http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054085_text Firearms and explosives - On November 8, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation amended the Rules on Circulation of Civil and Service Weapons and Munitions in the Territory of the Russian Federation (Government Regulation No. 1178, Government Legal The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a Nigeria has partnered with two international organizations, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in developing a weapons collection program for the unstable northern portion of the country. The purpose On October 29, 2013, Denmark's Justice Minister, Morten Bandoslash;dskov, announced a plan to respond to the problem of gang-related crime in the country. There were 49 gang-related shootings in Denmark in the first six months of It was reported on May 20, 2013, that Sebastian Ndeitunga, Namibia's Police Inspector General, said that the country is "too armed"; that the process for obtaining arms In a campaign to fight firearms control offenses launched by China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS, the police) in 2012, 160,000 guns and 2,780 tons of explosives On February 5, 2013, the lower chamber of the Australian federal parliament voted to pass legislation that will introduce a new aggravated offense of trafficking in firearms. The offense will be subject to a maximum penalty On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. 002, de 9 de Janeiro de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) that amended the Disarmament Statute (Lei No. 10.826 of 22 de It was reported on September 6, 2012, that Finland's police force will have a new, electronic registry of firearms owned by citizens, which will streamline the processing On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Sup;rieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a decision that declared part of a Canadian federal law to be unconstitutional; the law had abolished a particular register of On June 25, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that it will donate equipment to mark firearms to the Argentinean government. The equipment is to be utilized by Argentina's Ministry of Security in combating On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by As of the beginning of June 2012, new regulations on firearms will tighten control of air guns in Denmark. Any such weapon with a 5.5 millimeter caliber will need to be registered with the police. Furthermore, On March 8, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted a new Regulation to ratify the UN Protocol on Firearms. (UN Protocol General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/255, June 8, 2001, UN website.) The Commission had signed the It was reported in late December 2010 that a draft law on firearms that had been approved by the Internal Affairs Subcommittee of Turkey's Parliament has been suspended. The Umut Foundation, an anti-gun nongovernment organization in On May 31, 2010, the European Commission came up with a proposal for a regulation on establishing procedural rules for the export, import, and transit of firearms and their parts, essential components, and ammunition intended for It was reported on April 19, 2010, that Nepal's Cabinet has under consideration a proposal to amend the Arms and Ammunition Regulation 2029 [1972], chiefly to raise licensing fees. Licenses to carry arms anywhere in the It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders. Finland's Parliament is drafting a new gun law, scheduled for debate in September 2009, which would authorize police to inspect, without having established suspicion of commission of a crime, the private homes of persons holding gun On July 13, 2009, the office of the Mexican Attorney General and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced they had established a collaboration protocol to punish weapons traffickers. The protocol is aimed at collecting information The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago has ruled that the right to have handguns in one's home, recently recognized by the Supreme Court, does not cover state or municipal laws Effective November 26, 2008, Taiwan's Statute for Controlling Firearms, Ammunition, Knives, and Weapons (Firearms Statute) was amended by the addition of a new paragraph to article 7, broadening the scope of major firearms-related offenses. The new On June 26, the Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution confers an individual right to possess a firearm for traditionally lawful purposes such as self-defense. It further ruled that District of In the aftermath of a recent shooting at a school in Finland, the European Parliament moved quickly to approve at first reading the European Commission's proposal to amend Directive 91/477/EC concerning the acquisition and possession of On October 17, 2007, President Alan Garcia Perez signed Law No. 29106 amending article 13 of Law No. 25054, which regulated the manufacture, trade, possession and use by individuals of weapons and ammunitions not destined to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054085_text