Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Finland. 1998 ‘Validity and Terms of a Firearm Licence.’ Firearms Act (1/1998; amendments up to 804/2003 included); Chapter 3 (Section 28). Helsinki: Minister of the Interior. 1 March
Section 28: Validity and terms of a firearm licence (601/2001)
A firearm licence is granted for a maximum of five years at a time.
The licensing authority may include in the licence a term under which the firearm may not be discharged, or under which the licence entitles the holder to handle only the firearms, firearm components, cartridges and specially dangerous projectiles entered in the licence.
[NB: Unofficial translation, legally binding only in Finnish and Swedish. Ministry of the Interior, Finland]