NHSA NEWSLETTERS

2017 Newsletters

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Vol. 13(30) 28-11-2017 - EXTESION OF DEADLINE FOR REPORTING 2017 DEDCIATED ACTIVITIES

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Vol. 13(29) 23-10-2017 - 404 Error message a 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 & Ammunution Loyalty Card for Paid-up NHSA Members

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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 Position on Relevant Aspects of The Hunt

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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: Simultanious Submission of Competency and Licence Applications

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Vol. 12(03) 08-02-2016 - Simultanious 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 - Interrim 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 Newsletter (Most Relevant)

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