Authorities have proposed changes to the firearms law to prevent criminals from smuggling weapons into the city in separate parts and assembling them. Photo: Handout Authorities have proposed changes to the firearms law to prevent criminals from smuggling weapons into the city in separate parts and assembling them. Photo: Handout
Authorities have proposed changes to the firearms law to prevent criminals from smuggling weapons into the city in separate parts and assembling them. Photo: Handout

Proposed changes to Hong Kong firearms law aimed at closing loophole in which smugglers ship gun parts separately into city

  • Security Bureau launches month-long consultation on amendment, arguing that fix will help prosecutors in court
  • Court currently requires proof such parts have been used or were intended to be used for the discharge of a missile from arms

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Authorities have proposed changes to the firearms law to prevent criminals from smuggling weapons into the city in separate parts and assembling them. Photo: Handout Authorities have proposed changes to the firearms law to prevent criminals from smuggling weapons into the city in separate parts and assembling them. Photo: Handout
Authorities have proposed changes to the firearms law to prevent criminals from smuggling weapons into the city in separate parts and assembling them. Photo: Handout
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