CANBERRA Men's Nike Air VaporMax Plus Sunset Black Orange UK Sale , Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Australians have surrendered 25,999 guns and weapons so far in the National Firearm Amnesty, a result which has been labelled a major success by Justice Minister Michael Keenan.
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"There are now only three weeks remaining to hand in firearms under the Amnesty, and I encourage Australians to continue to take advantage of the Amnesty period to help remove unregistered firearms from the community.
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The amnesty period gives Australians the opportunity to legally dispose of any unwanted or unregistered firearms at approved drop-off points throughout each state and territory.
Keenan warned that any person found in possession of an unregistered firearm beyond the three-month reprieve period would be punished.
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Keenan said there had been several rare weapons given up by Australians throughout the past two months.
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BEIJING， April 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has called ideological and political construction the top priority for judicial staff and urged capacity building.
Xi made the remarks in a written instruction for a national meeting on the building of judicial workforce held on Monday. Xi spoke highly of the achievements that have been made in the building of judicial force since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in late 2012.
Meng Jianzhu， member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and head of the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of the CPC Central Committee， delivered Xi's instruction at the meeting.
Xi said ideological and political construction should be given top priority， and urged judicial staff to innovate， strengthen standardization and become more professional to build a clean and honest judicial force with firm beliefs， dedication to the people， and a sense of responsibility.
Capacity building is a key mission and judicial and law enforcement staff's professional quality and expertise should be improved， Xi said in the instruction.
Party committees at all levels should strengthen and improve their leadership in political and legal affairs， choose proper leaders for judicial organs， and study and address major issues in a timely manner， Xi added.
Xi urged officials to care about judicial and law enforcement staff， establish an occupational insurance system， and strengthen their abilities.
Attendees to the meeting stressed the mission to maintain social stability， promote social equity and justice， and guarantee that people live and work in peace. They also agreed to improve the ideological and political quality as well as the abilities of judicial staff to enable them to better fulfill their duties.