GOSA vs SAPS Judgement handed down

Dear Colleague,

Judgement were handed down in the interdict request of GOSA vs SAPS with regards to the handling of firearms with expired licenses. The court ruled in GOSA’s in favor. Congratulations to GOSA! We will get the full judgement Monday and will give guidance next week.

Summary of Judgement handed down as published on GOSA’s Facebook page:

1) it is directed that SAPS are prohibited from any plan of action to collect surrendered firearms
2) this application is postponed to the normal roll
3) that by declaratory order of court the periods in 24 etc of the Act may be extended for people to apply on good cause shown
4) the Feb 2016 directive is withdrawn
5) the IT system of CFR must be repaired to accept late renewals
6) SAPS is ordered to issue a directive that the IT system be repaired
7) any late renewal apps must show good cause
8) any applicant shall be deemed to be in lawful possession

Kind regards,
Fred Camphor
CEO SA Hunters

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