However, Chen said that because firearms and any sort of weapons are under tight control in Taiwan, the issue of allowing fishing vessels to hire private security guards in Taiwan’s exclusive economic zone would have to be discussed with the Ministry of the Interior and the Act on Regulating Firearms, Ammunition, Knives and Other Deadly Weapons would have to be amended.
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Draft on armed escorts for fishermen proposed
By Tseng Wei-chen and Jake Chung / Staff reporter, with staff writer
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