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2022 Newsletters

18 (5) 2022-04-01 - NHSA: DISCUSSIONS WITH CIVILIAN SECRETARY FOR POLICE ON FAC AMENDMENTS
18 (04) 2022-03-17 - Repeat of Newsletter Vol. 17(29) 3-8-2021 - NHSA Submission on Proposed Amendments to FCA
Vol. 18 (03) 2022-03-11 - NHSA: ENDEAVOUR TO TRY AND ASSIST MEMBERS WITH LONG OUTSTANDING FIREARM LICENCE APPLICATIONS

2021 Newsletters

Vol 17-39 2021-11-16 - NHSA APPLICATION TO BECOME A FRIEND OF THE COURT (AMICUS CURIAE) IN THE MATTER OF THE MINISTER OF POLICE VS FIDELITY SECURITY SERVICES.
Vol 17-28 2021-08-03 - Natshoot Comments on DFFE Proposed Policy on use of Elephant, Lion, Leopard, and Rhino.
Vol 17-14 2021-04-23 - Supreme Court of Appeal Judgment, 22 April2021 on the Fidelity Security Services case.
Vol 17-09 2021-02-15 - POLICE ASK PUBLIC TO BE PATIENT RE THEIR LICENCE APPLICATIONS DUE TO AN INCREASED WORKLOAD AND COVID

2020 Newsletters

Vol 16-60 2020-12-09 - SAPS Directive re Amnesty:  Application for firearm not originally licensed in your name
Vol 16-57 2020-11-11 - New Licence Application under Amnesty: Firearm not originally licensed in your name
Vol 16-54 2020-10-28 - LIVE FREE FROM VIOLENCE: LAUNCH OF THE CIVIL SOCIETY DRIVEN SAFE CITIZEN CAMPAIGN
Vol 16-43 2020-08-01 - PROCEDURES FOR PARTICIPATION IN NEW FIREARMS AMNESTY FROM 1 AUGUST 2020 TO 31 JANUARY 2021
Vol 16-24 2020-05-23 - Extension of Amnesty; Firearms Dealers to open doors;  DFOs ordered to accpet all types of licence applications
Vol 16-23 2020-05-17 - THE NATSHOOT POSITION ON THE PROPOSED GAME MEAT REGULATIONS UNDER THE MEAT SAFETY ACT (2000)
Vol 16-20 2020-05-08 - SAPS Accept licence renewal applications and competency applications in Level 4 of Lockdown
Vol 16-19 2020-05-05 - SAPS' Answer to Natshoot’s Request for Clarity on Processes of Licensing during Lockdown
Vol 16-18 2020-05-05 - SAPS' Answer to Natshoot’s Request for Clarity on Processes of Licensing during Lockdown
Vol 16-00 2020-04-26 - GOVERNMENT APROVED PROCEDURES AND MINIMUM DOCUMENTATION NEEDED RE HARVESTING OF GAME
Vol 16-10 2020-04-02 - Lockdown renew licence: Example letter to national commissioner for extension of submission date
Vol 16-04 2020-01-28 - SAPS Directive:  Simultaneous submission of New Licence application and renewal of competency under amnesty
Vol 16-01 2020-01-15 - Natshoot press release: Settlement of urgent court application to set amnesty aside

2019 Newsletters

Vol 15-23 2019-10-09 - Permit to hold more than 200 rounds of ammunition for non-section 16 licenced firearm
Vol 15-22 2019-09-20 - Report 2019 Activities for Retention of Dedicated Status before Midnight on 30 November 2019.
Vol 15-09 2019-03-19 - RE-POST:  Interim Court Order in the GOSA Urgent Court Application of 27 July 2018.
Vol 15-08 2019-03-12 - RE-POST: Legal Position re Expired White Licences; Advice after ConCourt Judgment of 7 June 2018
Vol 15-06 2019-02-21 - NHSA Policy Document:  Members Under 21 Years of Age; Completion of Dedicated Status Courses

2018 Newsletters

Vol 14-43 2018-11-28 - 2017/2018 Crime Stats:  Self-Defence More than Ever a Reason to Licence a Firearm
Vol 14-38 2018-11-16 - NHSA on Proposed Ban on Use of Lead-Based Hunting Ammunition in the Eastern Cape in 2019
Vol 14-20 2018-06-21 - SA Dealers File Court Case:  SAPS(CFR) have after 14 years not yet established electronic connectivity
Vol 14-17 2018-06-08 - Further to Constitutional Court Judgment on Constitutionality of Sections 24 & 28 of the FCA

2017 Newsletters

Vol 13-01 2017-01-03 - Additions to NHSA Policy on Submission of Postal Scores (adds to Newsletter Vol. 12(11) of 01-03-2016)
Vol 13-01 2017-01-03 - Additions to NHSA Policy on Submission of Postal Scores (adds to Newsletter Vol. 12(11) of 01-03-2016)

2016 Newsletters

Vol 12-51 2016-11-25 - NHSA Policy on Maintaining Dedicated Status (Replaces Newsletter Vol. 12(07) of 01-03-2016)
Vol 12-40 2016-09-08 - 2016 NHSA National Postal Target Shooting Competition Presented Whole of October
Vol 12-37 2016-08-04 - Proposed Regulations for Registration of operational PHs, Outfitters and PH Trainers
Vol 12-31 2016-07-04 - Log your firearm(s) licence particulars and be notified of renewal dates well in advance
Vol 12-25 2016-04-11 - Legal Advisory:  Senior Advocate's Legal Opinion on the Validity of Green Licences
Vol 12-26 2016-04-11 - Legal Advisory:  Senior Advocate's Legal Opinion on the Validity of Green Licences
Vol 12-24 2016-04-08 - Summary of Outcome of Dealers' Urgent Court Application (Newsletter Vol. 12(22))

2015 Newsletters

Vol 11-22 2015-11-17 - Official SAPS Application form for Renewal of Firearms Licences & Annexure A to that Application Form
Vol 11-17 2015-10-14 - SAPS Check List for documents to attach with New Licence Applications (SAPS 271).
Vol 11-11 2015-04-15 - NSA Members and Huntex 2015 / SAPS Accepts only PFTC and SASSETA Training Certificates with Licence Applications / Download Activities & Scores Report from Personal Natshoot Web Page
Vol 11-08 2015-03-12 - Only PFTC Accredited Training Providers` Certificates to be Valid if Proficiency Training is Completed After 06-03-2015