IMPLICATIONS OF THE CURRENT FIREARMS AMNESTY

Credit/s: National Hunting and Shooting Association 1.     We advise that you first be a little patient before your rush off to take “advantage” of the announced firearms amnesty. 2.     The exact processes to be implemented by SAPS are not yet known. We also still have no knowledge of the questions which will be asked on […]

The Fireside Chat – October Edition

AMERICAN FIREARM ICON “Do I feel lucky? Well do you, punk?”- Clint Eastwood in “Dirty Harry”-1971  Clint Eastwood was immortalised for the famous quote from the film, what was equally noteworthy was that his firearm was a Smith & Wesson revolver. Smith & Wesson’s humble roots go back to 1852 when Horace Smith and Daniel. B […]

The Fireside Chat – August 2019

SIGNS FROM THE VELD  “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better” – Albert Einstein  With the hunting season firmly behind us, and the post-season chores all taken care of it’s time for a bit of leisure reading. A dedicated outdoorsman, with an understanding of his natural environment will inevitably be a […]

No firearm amnesty as of yet but be prepared.

South Africans with expired green barcoded firearm licenses and white firearm license cards will need to continue waiting as on the 11th September, as the police made a proposal to the Portfolio Committee on Police that a Firearm Amnesty should be declared for the period 1 October 2019 until 31 March 2020. This unfortunately was not […]

The Fireside Chat – July 2019

BUSHVELD CUISINE“Light a campfire and everyone’s a storyteller”- John Geddes Food, and the preparation thereof covers a wide spectrum of tastes  and skills on any South African outdoor excursion. The ritual of spending time around a fire on a cold winter’s evening is a treasured highlight of the day, where stories tend to get bolder […]

The Fireside Chat – June 2019

HUNTING IN FINE PRINT “Books are the treasured wealth of the world” – Henry David Thoreau Within the realms of hunting there exists the sub-culture of the collecting of the literature associated with the sport. Welcome to the world of the ardent bibliophile. Amassing a good library is, for many people, just as much fun […]

NHSA SETTLES URGENT AMNESTY COURT CASE WITH SAPS

Credit: NHSA Dear Member, The urgent court interdict in the Pretoria High Court to set the firearms amnesty aside, has this morning been settled with the Minister of Police and with the National Commissioner of Police (see our Newsletter in tis regard – https://natshoot.co.za/nhsa-info/newsletters/nhsa-newsletter/2019/vol-15-30 ). The agreement was made an order of court. The application was settled […]

The Fireside Chat – December 2019

ANNUAL ROUND-UP 2019   “May you never be too old to search the skies on Christmas Eve” – Anonymous On reflection 2019 has been somewhat like looking at a maritime tide-table. It’s had lows, highs and everything in between. The “Prince of Darkness’ has visited the store a number of times over the last twelve […]

NHSA URGENT COURT APPLICATION HEARD ON 14 JANUARY 2020 REGARDING EXPIRED FIREARM LICENSES

Original Source: NAT SHOOT Quote –The date for the NHSA’s urgent court application to set aside the current firearms amnesty has been set for 14 January 2020.  The Festive season has unfortunately gotten in the way of an earlier date to hear the case. As always SAPS have used December, the traditionally “dead” month of […]