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Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Chapter 9, pp. 280-1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

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Types of Licences

Many countries - including Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Papua New Guinea, Russian Federation, Singapore, Switzerland, and Turkey - have adopted a two-tier system pf licensing, whereby a person is required to obtain a permit to acquire a firearm, and will then be granted a licence to possess or keep the firearm….

In Yemen, where citizens also have the 'right' to possess weapons, civilians are not required to have a licence to hold or possess firearms, but they must have a licence to carry them.

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