State moves to strengthen gun control, tighten purchase rules

09.08.2011                      09.Aw-Elul, 5771                      Tischa BeAw

Waffengesetz:

State moves to strengthen gun control, tighten purchase rules

Gold and diamond dealers to no longer be granted weapon licenses.

The Public Security Ministry is amending weapons licensing regulations in an effort to reduce the number of gun permits issued to Israeli civilians.
The changes include eliminating gold and diamond dealers from the list of people whose occupation qualifies them for gun ownership, and giving preference to permits held by institutions rather than individuals….