House split over controversial Arms and Ammunition Amendment Act


Tonga’s government is once again trying to drastically reduce penalties for the illegal possession of firearms and ammunition, by reintroducing a controversial amendment bill, despite the fact that the late King George Tupou V withheld his consent in 2011 because it was considered to be “inimical to the welfare, well-being and safety of His subjects.”

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