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Retired Major General is new FLA board head

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 11:09 AM
Retired Major General Antony Anderson, the National Security Adviser, (left) looks over documents with Security Minister Robert Montague.
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Ryon Jones, Staff Reporter
 
Retired Major General Antony Anderson, the National Security Adviser, has been confirmed as the new head of the board of the embattled Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA).

 
The announcement was made by National Security Minister Robert Montague a short while ago at the ministry's conference room at its Oxford Road offices.
 
The new five-member board also includes retired civil servant, Ena Rose, retired Senior Superintendent of Police, Albert Edwards, banker Aneacia Neita and retired Senior Puisne Judge, Justice Marva McIntosh, who is the only returning member from the previous board.
 
Montague revealed that the new board, which has been appointed for a period of three years, has been mandated to audit all the uncollected weapons at police stations.  
 
The previous board stepped down in August after irregularities were found relating to the issuance of firearm licences to people deemed unfit.