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Game & Hunt Daily - an informative and relevant E-Newsletter

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NATSHOOT NEWSLETTERS PER ANNUM

2021 NEWSLETTERS

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Vol. 17(11) 05-03-2021 -   Renewal of Firearm Licences: Process Explained

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Vol. 17(10) 18-02-2021 -   Natshoot 2019 / 2020 AGM to be presented as Webinar at 15:00 on 19 February 2021

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Vol. 17(09) 15-02-2021 -   Police ask public to be patient with firearm licence applications due to an increased workload and Covid

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Vol. 17(08) 11-02-2021 -   Police Corruption Place Firearms into the Hands of Criminals

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Vol. 17(07) 08-02-2021 -   The Facts on Validity of Competencies and the Renewal thereof

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Vol. 17(06) 31-01-2021 -   Expired White Licence: End of Amnesty and you did not participate

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Vol. 17(05) 26-01-2021 -   Somchem's target dates for availability of propellant (2021 & 2022)

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Vol. 17(04) 26-01-2021 -   Required Documentation to Travel During Current Curfew Hours

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Vol. 17(03) 25-01-2021 -   Last Minute Developments Regarding Current Amnesty

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Vol. 17(02) 22-01-2021 -   Expired White Licences and Amnesty

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Vol. 17(01) 11-01-2021 -   Important Information for 2021


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2020 NEWSLETTERS

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Vol. 16(61) 15-12-2020 - Please Take Care Over the 2020 Festive Season

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Vol. 16(60) 09-12-2020 - SAPS Directive re Amnesty:  Application for firearm not originally licensed in your name

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Vol. 16(59) 04-12-2020 -  SAPS handling of firearms during current amnesty 

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Vol. 16(58) 16-11-2020 -  Top Tips on Maintenance of dedicated status

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Vol. 16(57) 11-11-2020 -  New Licence Application under Amnesty: Firearm not originally licensed in your name

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Vol. 16(56) 09-11-2020 -  The GFSA Myth: You are four times more likely to have your gun used against you

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Vol. 16(55) 09-11-2020 -  Firearm Amnesty, Dedicated status and Much More

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Vol. 16(54) 29-10-2020 -  Live Free from Violence:  Launch of the Civil Society Driven Safe Citizen Campaign

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Vol. 16(53) 13-10-2020 -  Lawlessness is not an option:  Message from the #SafeCitizen Campaign

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Vol. 16(52) 12-10-2020 -  Please Do Not Get Caught Up In Emotionally Loaded Situations

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Vol. 16(51) 09-10-2020 -  Maintain Dedicated Status

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Vol. 16(50) 05-10-2020 -  PHASA National Shooting Day - 31-10-2020

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Vol. 16(49) 10-09-2020 -  The End of Green Licences in Sight

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Vol. 16(48) 04-09-2020 -  Natshoot & CHASA Research on Lead Fragments in Remains of Harvested Game

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Vol. 16(47) 21-08-2020 -  SAPS could challenge validity of Green Licences in court

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Vol. 16(46) 20-08-2020 -  2020 Natshoot National Postal Target Shooting Competition

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Vol. 16(45) 08-08-2020 - Quality assistance with all kinds of applications under current amnesty

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Vol. 16(44) 08-08-2020 - All hunting and stay over allowed in your own Province

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Vol. 16(43) 29-07-2020 - Participation in New Firearms Amnesty from 1 August 2020 to 31 January 2021

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Vol. 16(42) 29-07-2020 - Shooting in Self-Defence:  Dos & Don'ts

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Vol. 16(41) 28-07-2020 - Important Covid-19 Regulation Change Re Susbsitence Hunting Under Level-3

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Vol. 16(40) 24-07-2020 - Implications of the 23 Julie 2020 Court of Apeals Order re the 2018 GOSA case

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Vol. 16(39) 24-07-2020 - Implikasies van die 23 Julie 2020 Appèlhof Uitspraak oor die 2018 GOSA-saak

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Vol. 16(38) 23-07-2020 - Printing of Licence Cards

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Vol. 16(37) 22-07-2020 - Covid-19:  Renewal of Firearm Licences

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Vol. 16(36a) 21-07-2020 - First Virtual Hunting Show

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Vol. 16(36) 09-07-2020 - Printing of Licence Cards

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Vol. 16(35) 01-07-2020 - Maintenance of dedicated status

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Vol. 16(34) 17-06-2020 - Alleged Fraud with Firearm Licensing

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Vol. 16(33) 15-06-2020 - Update on Level-3 Subsistence Hunting

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Vol. 16(32) 08-06-2020 - Join our Natshoot News channel on Telegram

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Vol. 16(31) 07-06-2020 - Newsletter Withdrawn

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Vol. 16(30) 04-06-2020 - High-Quality Sets of Collectors Africana Books by Ron Thomson

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Vol. 16(29) 04-06-2020 - Newsletter Withdrawn

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Vol. 16(28) 28-05-2020 - Newsletter Withdrawn

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Vol. 16(27) 28-05-2020 - Level-3:  General Lockdown Regulations

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Vol. 16(26) 28-05-2020 - Plea to Minister to allow subsistence hunting under level-3 Lockdown

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Vol. 16(25) 25-05-2020 - Damage Causing Animal Control: Lockdown Regulations and Permitting

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Vol. 16(24) 23-05-2020 - Extension of Amnesty; Firearms Dealers to open doors;  DFOs ordered to accpet all types of licence applications

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Vol. 16(23) 18-05-2020 - The Natshoot Position on the Proposed Game Meat Regulations of the Meat Safety Act (2000)

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Vol. 16(22) 15-05-2020 - Published Hunting / Culling Regulations Level 4 Lockdown

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Vol. 16(21) 14-05-2020 - See how far SAPS are with your Applications

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Vol. 16(20) 08-05-2020 - SAPS Accept licence renewal applications and competency applications in Level 4 of Lockdown

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Vol. 16(19) 06-05-2020 - SAQA Training Certificates Underwritten by POSLEC or SASSETA or by PFTC

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Vol. 16(18) 05-05-2020 - SAPS' Answer to Natshoot’s Request for Clarity on Processes of Licensing during Lockdown

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Vol. 16(17) 04-05-2020 - Relevant Covid-19 Level 4 Lockdown Regulations

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Vol. 16(16) 24-04-2020 - Minister of Police's Answer to Natshoot re Extension of Amnesty

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Vol. 16(15) 23-04-2020 - Natshoot: Maintaining Dedicated Status for 2020

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Vol. 16(14) 23-04-2020 - Can Regulations Issued under Lockdown lead to Disarmament of Citizens ?

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Vol. 16(13) 22-04-2020 - Hunting During the Covid-19 Virus Lockdown and Thereafter

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Vol. 16(12) 15-04-2020 - Renewal of Licences: Process Explained

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Vol. 16(11) 08-04-2020 - Game & Hunt Digi-Mag:  A 6 months free Natshoot Members Offer Only

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Vol. 16(10) 02-04-2020 - Lockdown renew licence: Example letter to national commissioner for extension of submission date

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Vol. 16(09) 25-03-2020 -  Government's lead in preventing the spread of the Covid-19 virus

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Vol. 16(08) 23-03-2020 -  Natshoot Activities and the Covid-19 Virus

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Vol. 16(07) 25-02-2020 -  Natshoot Hunting Figures in Game & Hunt Daily

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Vol. 16(06) 16-02-2020 -  Clear Up the Uncertainty of the Amnesty

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Vol. 16(05) 12-02-2020 -  Re-Post: Renewal of Competency Revisited

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Vol. 16(04) 28-01-2020 -  SAPS Directive:  Simultaneous submission of New Licence application and renewal of competency under amnesty

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Vol. 16(03) 22-01-2020 -  Make Sure of SAPS Paper Work Under Amnesty

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Vol. 16(02) 17-01-2020 -  Procedures for Participation in Amnesty

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Vol. 16(01) 15-01-2020 -  Natshoot press release: Settlement of urgent court application to set amnesty aside

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2019 NEWSLETTERS

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Vol. 15(39) 17-12-2019 -   Annual NHSA Dedicated Status Reporting Split into Two

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Vol. 15(38) 17-12-2019 -   FINAL REPORT - Responses to Questions: Members' Urgent Assistance Needed Please

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Vol. 15(37) 17-12-2019 -   Final Figures: Responses to Questions: Members' Urgent Assistance Needed Please

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Vol. 15(36) 17-12-2019 -   NHSA: Urgent Court Application re Amnesty to be heard on 14 January 2020

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Vol. 15(35) 16-12-2019 -   NHSA: Court Papers - Urgent Application to have Amnesty Set Aside

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Vol. 15(34) 14-12-2019 -  Responses to Questions: Members' Urgent Assistance Needed Please

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Vol. 15(33) 13-12-2019 -  Members' Urgent Assistance Needed Please
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Vol. 15(32) 09-12-2019 -  NHSA Persverklaring 10-12-2019: dringende hofsaak om amnestie tersyde te stel

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Vol. 15(31) 09-12-2019 -  NHSA Media Release 10-12-2019: urgent court case to have amnesty declared invalid

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Vol. 15(30) 09-12-2019 -  NHSA to bring urgent court case to have amnesty declared invalid

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Vol. 15(29) 08-12-2019 - The NHSA Stance on the Current Amnesty and Related Firearm Matters

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Vol. 15(28) 29-11-2019 - Implications of the Current Firearms Amnesty: 1 December 2019 to 31 May 2020

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Vol. 15(27) 27-11-2019 - Use of your Firearm by Someone Else

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Vol. 15(26) 30-10-2019 - Disciplinary Action Against Fraudsters

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Vol. 15(25) 30-10-2019 - Parliamentary Sub-Committee on Police OKs Firearm Amnesty

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Vol. 15(24) 30-10-2019 - Reporting of Dedicated Activities for 2019

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Vol. 15(23) 09-10-2019 - Permit to hold more than 200 rounds of ammunition for non-section 16 licenced firearm

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Vol. 15(22) 20-09-2019 - Report 2019 Activities for Retention of Dedicated Status before Midnight on 30 November 2019.

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Vol. 15(21) 17-09-2019 - Approved Resolutions taken at the 2019 NHSA AGM

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Vol. 15(20) 17-09-2019 - Minutes of the 2019 NHSA AGM

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Vol. 15(19) 16-09-2019 - No Amnesty Yet - Be Prepared when an Amnesty is Declared

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Vol. 15(18) 13-09-2019 - Victims No More !

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Vol. 15(17) 12-08-2019 - NHSA Annual National Postal Target Shooting Competition: 2019

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Vol. 15(16) 30-07-2019 - Please Renew Firearm Licences on Time

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Vol. 15(15) 16-07-2019 - Authenticity of Electronic Generated Official NHSA Documentation

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Vol. 15(14) 11-07-2019 - Favourable Interim Court Ruling in SAAADA Case re Barrel Changes

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Vol. 15(13) 11-07-2019 - SAPS(CFR) Reasons for refusing firearm licence applications

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Vol. 15(12) 26-06-2019 - Repeat: Renewal of Competency Revisited

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Vol. 15(11) 26-06-2019 - Repeat: Renewal of Competency:  Length of Validity and Expiry Date

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Vol.15(10) 24-04-2019 - Minister of Police: Citizens should not own firearms

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Vol.15(09) 19-03-2019 - RE-POST:  Interim Court Order in the GOSA Urgent Court Application of 27 July 2018.

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Vol. 15(08) 12-03-2019 -  RE-POST: Legal Position re Expired White Licences; Advice after ConCourt Judgment of 7 June 2018

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Vol. 15(07) 11-03-2019 -  Ascertain your Firearm is not on List to by Destroyed

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Vol. 15(06) 21-02-2019 -  NHSA Policy Document:  Members Under 21 Years of Age; Completion of Dedicated Status Courses

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Vol. 15(05) 18-02-2019 -  You Have Shot a Bad Guy - what now?

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Vol. 15(04) 24-01-2019 -  Repeat: Policy on Return of Dedicated Course Study Material

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Vol. 15(03) 23-01-2019 -  Ascertain the Firearm you Buy is Captured on the CFR System

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Vol. 15(02) 11-01-2019 -  Procedures for Renewal of Firearm Licences Revisited

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Vol. 15(01) 11-01-2019 -  Procedures for Application for New Firearm Licences Revisited

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2018 NEWSLETTERS

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Vol.14(44) 04-12-2018 - NHSA Offices close for 2018 Festive Season

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Vol.14(43) 28-11-2018 - 2017/2018 Crime Stats:  Self-Defence More than Ever a Reason to Licence a Firearm

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Vol.14(42) 21-11-2018 - So-called Groenewald Amendment Bill Stopped by Portfolio Committee

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Vol.14(41) 20-11-2018 - Eastern Cape Hunting 2019:  No Ban on Use of Lead-Based Hunting Ammunition

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Vol.14(40) 19-11-2018 - A Bid to Solve the Frustration of Increasing Refusals of Semi-Auto Licence Applications

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Vol.14(39) 19-11-2018 - Gauteng DFOs to do Duty in Shopping Malls over Festive Season.

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Vol.14(38) 16-11-2018 - NHSA on Proposed Ban on Use of Lead-Based Hunting Ammunition in the Eastern Cape in 2019

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Vol.14(37) 07-11-2018 - Misleading Social Media Release on Renewal of Expired Firearm Licences 

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Vol.14(36) 29-10-2018 - Logging of Dedicated Activities: 30 November 2018.

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Vol.14(35) 29-10-2018 - Crimes Committed by South African Police Officials

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Vol.14(34) 15-10-2018 - 2018 National Competition: Final Results

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Vol.14(33) 17-10-2018 - Re Proposed Amendment to FCA as per Social Media

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Vol.14(32) 10-10-2018 - 2018 National Competition: Preliminary Results

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Vol.14(31) 17-09-2018 - Maintain Dedicated Status with NHSA in 2018

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Vol.14(30) 17-09-2018 - NHSA New Email Server

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Vol.14(29) 04-09-2018 - Hardtimes ahead for Reloaders

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Vol.14(28) 23-08-2018 - Interim Report on the South African Breeding of Lions Industry.

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Vol.14(27) 11-08-2018 - Interim Court Order in the GOSA Urgent Court Application of 27 July 2018.

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Vol.14(26) 06-08-2018 - 2018 Annual National Postal Traget Shooting Competition

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Vol.14(25) 01-08-2018 - Positive Outcome in the GOSA Urgent Court Application of 27 July 2018.

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Vol.14(24) 26-07-2018 - Rumours of a Coming Firearms Amnesty.

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Vol.14(23) 26-07-2018 - National Commissioner Confirms ALL Green Licences are Valid and Legal.

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Vol.14(22) 13-07-2018 - Information Needed to Assist Members with Expired White Licences.

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Vol.14(21) 29-06-2018 - Handing in of Firearms of which White Licences have Expired.

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Vol.14(20) 24-06-2018 - Legal Position re Expired White Licences: Final Advice after ConCourt Judgment of 7 June 2018.

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Vol.14(19a) 21-06-2018 - SA Dealers File Court Case:  SAPS(CFR) have after 14 years not yet established electronic connectivity

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Vol.14(19) 12-06-2018 - SAPS Refusal to Acknowledge Legal Validity of Green Licences

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Vol.14(18) 12-06-2018 - SAPS Refusal to take in Firearms of which Licences had Lapsed

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Vol.14(17) 08-06-2018 - Constitutional Court's Full Judgment on Constitutionality of Sections 24 & 28 of the FCA

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Vol.14(16) 08-06-2018 - Further to Constitutional Court Judgment on Constitutionality of Sections 24 & 28 of the FCA

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Vol.14(15) 07-06-2018 - Constitutional Court Judgement on SA Hunters Case re Sections 24 & 28 of FCA

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Vol. 14(14) 15-05-2018 -  Validity of Green Licences:  Judgement in 2009 SAHGCA Court Case

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Vol. 14(13) 15-05-2018 -  Procedures at Application for New Firearm Licences Revisited

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Vol. 14(12) 23-03-2018 -  Additional Perspectives on the Use of Section 15 & 16 Firearms for Self Defence

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Vol. 14(11) 22-03-2018 -  Paid-UP NHSA Members Enter HUNTEX 2018 at Reduced Cost

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Vol. 14(10) 14-03-2018 -  NHSA Postal Target Shooting: New Marksman Grading System

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Vol. 14(09) 12-03-2018 -  Effects of Increase in VAT on NHSA Membership Fees

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Vol. 14(08) 22-02-2018 -  NHSA Members Contribute R49 Million to Hunt-economy

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Vol. 14(07) 02-02-2018 -  Cancellation of NHSA Membership

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Vol. 14(06) 01-02-2018 -  Renewal of Firearm Licences Revisited

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Vol. 14(05) 30-01-2018 -  Policy on Return of Dedicated Status Course Study Material 

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Vol. 14(04) 17-01-2018 -  SA Hunters Court Case (Appeal): Social Media Rumours

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Vol. 14(03) 16-01-2018 -  2018 Targets to be used for Postal Target Shooting

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Vol. 14(02) 16-01-2018 -  Research on Wildlife in Captivity:  North-West University

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Vol. 14(01) 15-01-2018 - Legal Opinion on use of Section 15 & 16 licensed Firearms for Self-defence

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2017 NEWSLETTERS

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Vol. 13(30) 28-11-2017 - Extension of deadline for Reporting of 2017 Dedicated Activities

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Vol. 13(29) 23-10-2017 - 404 Error message at entry of activities / scores

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Vol. 13(28) 18-10-2017 - Final Results for 2017 National Competition Posted

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Vol. 13(27) 06-10-2017 - Preliminary Results of 2017 National Postal Target Shooting Competition posted

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Vol. 13(26) 21-09-2017 - Annual Reporting of Dedicated Activities

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Vol. 13(25) 31-07-2017 - NHSA: 2107 Annual National Postal Target Shooting Competition - Presented 1 September 2017 to 30 September 2017

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Vol. 13(24) 31-07-2017 - Minister of Police enters Appeal against Judge Tolmay's 4 July 2017 Judgement in the SA Hunters' Court Case re Sections 24 & 28 of the FCA

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Vol. 13(23) 31-07-2017 - Firearms Licence Enquiry Desks Opened at all Provincial FLASH Offices

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Vol. 13(22) 25-07-2017 - NHSA Policy in Maintenance of Dedicated Status Revisited

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Vol. 13(21) 06-07-2017 - Rather Renew White Licences on Time

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Vol. 13(20) 04-07-2017 - Legal Implications re 4 July Verdict in SA Hunters' Court Case (Renewal of Licences)

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Vol. 13(19) 04-07-2017 - Positive Verdict in SA Hunters' Court Case re Renewal of Licences

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Vol. 13(18) 29-05-2017 - Make Sure of All Prices and Facilities Before Hunts

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Vol. 13(17) 26-05-2017 - NHSA Member Hunting Statistics Reports.

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Vol. 13(16) 11-05-2017 - SAPS Finally Officially Acknowledges the Legal Validity of Green Licences.

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Vol. 13(15) 19-04-2017 - SAPS Stops Confiscation of non-Renewed Firearms in Western Cape

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Vol. 13(14) 11-04-2017 - Possible Confiscation of non-Renewed Firearms in Western Cape

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Vol. 13(13) 28-03-2017 - Alternative Legal Opinion on Possession of more than 200 Rounds of Ammo

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Vol. 13(12) 28-03-2017 - Announced 2017 Firearms Amnesty Stopped at Portfolio Committee

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Vol. 13(11) 06-03-2017 - Please ignore press statements re handing in of firearms in the announced amnesty

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Vol. 13(10) 06-03-2017 - Official SAPS Stance On Renewal of Firearm Licences

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Vol. 13(09) 03-03-2017 - SAPS Directive:  Sub-Categories of Competencies to Possess a Firearm

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Vol. 13(08) 03-03-2017 - Renewal of Competency:  Lenghth of Validity and Expiry Date

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Vol. 13(07) 09-02-2017 - Please do not use NHSA Postal Targets for Target Practice

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Vol. 13(06) 06-02-2017 - Forced Increase in Membership Fees from 1 March 2017

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Vol. 13(05) 02-02-2017 - Renewal of Firearm Licences Revisited

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Vol. 13(04) 24-01-2017 - Renewal of Competency Revisited

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Vol. 13(03) 23-01-2017 - Must Read Information: NHSA 2017

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Vol. 13(02) 19-01-2017 - Zero hunting quota for leopard in 2017 (again)

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

 

2016 NEWSLETTERS

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Vol. 12(51) 25-11-2016 - NHSA Policy on Maintaining Dedicated Status (Replaces Newsletter Vol. 12(07) of 01-03-2016)

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Vol. 12(50) 31-10-2016 - PFTC Response to Article in Rapport of 30-10-2016

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Vol. 12(49) 28-10-2016 - Approved Scores Directly Reflect as Approved Dedicated Activities

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Vol. 12(48) 28-10-2016 - Logging Hunts on Own Game Ranch as Dedicated Activities

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Vol. 12(47a) 20-10-2016 - Firearm Licence Awarded but no Licence Card Issued

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Vol. 12(47) 19-10-2016 - Dedicated Members:  Annual Activity Reports

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Vol. 12(46) 19-10-2016 - Please Renew Firearm Licences on Time

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Vol. 12(45) 11-10-2016 - Urgent Warning: Ownership of Black Powder Firearms

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Vol. 12(44) 11-10-2016 - Approved Scores automatically reflect as approved activities

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Vol. 12(43) 06-10-2016 - PMP Postively Responds to our Newsletter Vol. 12(42) dated 12-09-2016

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Vol. 12(42) 12-09-2016 - Some PMP Bullets for Reloading Might be Packaged Incorrectly

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Vol. 12(41) 09-09-2016 - 31 December 2016 Final Submission Date for 2016 Dedicated Activities

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Vol. 12(40) 08-09-2016 - 2016 NHSA National Postal Target Shooting Competition Presented Whole of October

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Vol. 12(39) 12-08-2016 - Postal Target Shooting:  Scores Entries Revisited

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Vol. 12(38) 12-08-2016 - Legal Advisory:  Firearm Licences - Notice August 2016

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Vol. 12(37) 04-08-2016 - Proposed Regulations for Registration of operational PHs, Outfitters and PH Trainers

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Vol. 12(36) 31-07-2016 - VLT Arms & Ammunition Loyalty Card for Paid-up NHSA Members

                                    (Under new management, busy with new negotiations - VLT card suspended. Updated 29/01/2020)

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Vol. 12(35) 26-07-2016 - New Activities Entry System Now Active on Members' Natshoot Profile Pages

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Vol. 12(34) 25-07-2016 - New Postal Scores Entry System Now Active on Members' Natshoot Profile Pages

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Vol. 12(33) 06-07-2016 -  New Licence Application Outstanding for More than Six Months ?

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Vol. 12(32) 06-07-2016 -  Competency Application Refused ?

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Vol. 12(31) 04-07-2016 -  Log your firearm(s) licence particulars and be notified of renewal dates well in advance

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Vol. 12(30) 08-06-2016 -  Proof Required for all Activity Entries from 9 June 2016

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Vol. 12(29) 02-06-2016 -  Information on transport of game meat from Namibia into South Africa

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Vol. 12(28) 21-04-2016 -  NHSA Position: Use of Lead in Hunting and Sport Shooting Ammunition

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Vol. 12(27) 12-04-2016 -  Legal Advisory:  Senior Advocate on Possession of more than 200 Rounds of Ammo

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Vol. 12(26) 11-04-2016 -  Original Full Text:  Senior Advocate's Legal Opinion on the Validity of Green Licences

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Vol. 12(25) 11-04-2016 -  Legal Advisory:  Senior Advocate's Legal Opinion on the Validity of Green Licences

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Vol. 12(24) 08-04-2016 -  Summary of Outcome of Dealers' Urgent Court Application (Newsletter Vol. 12(22))

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Vol. 12(23) 31-03-2016 -  Consider Contributing to Coming Firearms Related Court Cases

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Vol. 12(22) 31-03-2016 -  SA Dealers Association brings Urgent Application re Renewal of Firearm Licences

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Vol. 12(21) 28-03-2016 -  HUNTEX and Self-Defence Firearms

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Vol. 12(20) 18-03-2016 -  SA Hunters Brings Court Application re Renewal of Firearm Licences

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Vol. 12(19) 18-03-2016 -  HUNTEX 2016 - Paid-up members enter at half price with NHSA documentation

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Vol. 12(18) 10-03-2016 -  New Book:  Firearms Developed and Produced in Southern Africa (1949 - 2000)

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Vol. 12(17) 10-03-2016 -  Validity of Green Licences Revisited

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Vol. 12(16) 10-03-2016 -  NHSA Legal Advisor  - to hold more than 200 rounds of ammo per firearm

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Vol. 12(15) 10-03-2016 -  More than 200 rounds of Ammo ?

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Vol. 12(14) 03-03-2016 -  SAPS Application Form for Renewal of Competency Plus Annexure

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Vol. 12(13) 01-03-2016 -  Renewal of Firearm Licences - Procedures (Repeat Posting of Newsletter)

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Vol. 12(12) 01-03-2016 -  QR codes to Verify Authenticity of Official NHSA Member Documents

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Vol. 12(11) 01-03-2016 - NHSA Policy re Electronic Submission of Scores for In-House Postal Shoots (2016+)

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Vol. 12(10) 01-03-2016 - NHSA Policy on Involvement in Conservation

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Vol. 12(09) 01-03-2016 - NHSA Constitution: 1 March 2016

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Vol. 12(08) 01-03-2016 - NHSA Policy re The Issue of Endorsements for Firearm Licence Applications

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Vol. 12(07) 01-03-2016 - NHSA Policy re Maintaining Dedicated Status (Replaced by Newsletter Vol, 12(51) dated 26-11-2016)

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Vol. 12(06) 01-03-2016 - NHSA:  Revised and New In-House Postal Target Shooting Exercises (2016 +)

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Vol. 12(05) 11-02-2016 - Renewal of Licence - Latest SAPS Directive

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Vol. 12(04) 08-02-2016 - RE: Simultaneous Submission of Competency and Licence Applications

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Vol. 12(03) 08-02-2016 - Simultaneous Submission of Competency and Licence Applications

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Vol. 12(02) 08-02-2016 - HUNTEX 2016 - All Venues, Dates and Activities

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Vol. 12(01) 01-02-2016 - Interim Stopping of Leopard Hunting

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Vol. 12(00) 11-01-2016 - Use of 2015 Targets until 2016 changes have been affected

 

2015 NEWSLETTERS

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Vol. 11(27) 16-12-2015 - Validity of Old Green Licences (issued under 1969 Act) - RECALLED ON 8 APRIL 2016

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Vol. 11(26a) 15-12-2015 - Minutes of Extraordinary General Meeting Re Name Change from NSA to NHSA

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Vol. 11(26) 26-11-2015 - Recall of SAPS Directive of 1-8-2015 - our Newsletter Vol. 11(23)

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Vol. 11(25) 26-11-2015 - (English Text) Changes to Management of NSA

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Vol. 11(25) 26-11-2015 (Afrikaanse Teks) - Verandering aan Bestuur van NSA

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Vol. 11(24) 18-11-2015 - Proof of Participation Required at Renewal of Firearm Licences

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Vol. 11(23) 18-11-2015 - Renewal of Competency Certificates

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Vol. 11(22) 17-11-2015 - Official SAPS Application form for Renewal of Firearms Licences & Annexure A to that Application Form

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Vol. 11(21) 12-11-2015 - NSA`s Legal Representative`s Opinion on SAPS Handling of Renewals of Licences (dated 10-11-2015)

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Vol. 11(20) 12-11-2015 - SAPS Directive re the Handling of Applications for Renewal of Firearm Licences (dated 21-08-2015) (see specifically paragraph 6) 

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Vol. 11(19) 12-11-2015 - URGENT:  Renewal of licences 

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Vol. 11(18) 02-11-2015 - REPEAT: 2015 Dedicated Annual Reports

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Vol. 11(17) 14-10-2015 - SAPS Check List for documents to attach with New Licence Applications (SAPS 271).

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Vol. 11(16) 03-10-2015 - Submission of 2015 Dedicated Annual Reports

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Vol. 11(15) 28-09-2015 - 2015 Annual National Postal Target Shooting Competition

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Vol. 11(14) 18-08-2015 - Adapted and New Handgun Postal Traget Shooting Exercises

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Vol. 11(13) 25-06-2015 - Annexure A to SAPS 518(a) - Renewal of white licence card type of licences (in Afrikaans only - will post English as soon as we have it).

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Vol. 11(12) 15-06-2015 - Endorsement for Licence Applications.

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Vol. 11(11) 15-04-2015 - 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

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Vol. 11(10) 30-03-2015 - NSA`s Comments on the Propsed FCA Amendment Bill, 2015.

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Vol. 11(09) 30-03-2015 - Proposed Firearms Control Amendment Bill, 2015

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Vol. 11(08) 12-03-2015 - Only PFTC Accredited Training Providers` Certificates to be Valid if Proficiency Training is Completed After 06-03-2015

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Vol. 11(07) 08-03-2015 - Online Applications for Endorsements

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Vol. 11(06) 03-03-2015 - Electronic Membership Card

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Vol. 11(05) 01-03-2015 - New Membership Fee Structure - 1 April 2015

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Vol. 11(04) 01-03-2015 - Final Prescripts re Electronic Submission of Postal Scores

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Vol. 11(03) 14-01-2015 - 2015- New and Easier Format for Electronic Submission of Shot Targets

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Vol. 11(02) 13-01-2015 - First Round Renewal of White Card Licences

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Vol. 11(01) 13-01-2015 - Members` Personal NSA Webpages Fully Interactive

 

2014 NEWSLETTERS (Most Relevant)

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Vol. 10(12) 01-12-2014 - Electronic Submission of Postal Scores and Annual Activities

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Vol. 10(11) 08-10-2014 - Electronic Submission of 2014 National Competition Targets

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Vol. 10(10) 23-09-2014 - Expulsion of members / Stay within the Rules

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Vol. 10(09) 23-09-2014 - 2014 National Postal Target Shooting Competition

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Vol. 10(08) 09-09-2014 - Revision of Electronic Submission of Shot Target Scores

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Vol. 10(07) 24-08-2014 - Electronic Submission of Shot Target Scores

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Vol. 10(06) 03-08-2014 - NSA Website Goes Live

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Vol. 10(05) 20-06-2014 - Claim back your firearms which were handed in for destruction

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Vol. 10(03) 16-04-2014 - NSA Young Hunters Training Course

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Vol. 10(02) 03-03-2014 - Hunting Opportunities

 

2013 NEWSLETTERS (Selected)

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Vol. 09(06) 12-12-2013 - Application for New Licences

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Vol. 09(05) 02-12-2013 - General Information

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Vol. 09(04) 20-09-2013 - SAPS Directive re acceptance of SASSETA training certificates

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Vol. 09(03) 19-09-2013 - SAPS again accepts SASSETA training Certificates

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Vol. 09(02) 31-07-2013 - NSA Sports-Shooting Exercises for Semi-Auto Rifles

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Vol. 09(01) 30-07-2013 - Renewal of Competency and of Licences

 

2011 NEWSLETTERS(Most Relevant)

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Vol. 07(01) 10-01-2011 - SAPS Directive re Renewal of Competency Certificates Plus