Police’s appeal against gun ruling succeeds

Cape Town – The SAPS has won an appeal against Gun Owners of SA (Gosa) in a legal battle to not have gun owners maintain possession of their firearms when licences have expired. The national police commissioner and minister had taken the matter to the Supreme Court of Appeal after the Gauteng High Court made […]

Firearm owners with expired licences stripped of legal protection


This affects 450,000 firearm owners. Martin Hood, Industry legal representative explains what this means. Firearm owners have been stripped of their protections prevented the police from coming after them if their gun licences have expired. This is after the Supreme Court of Appeal knocked a 2018 interim interdict granted by the high court in Pretoria […]