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Azerbaijan. 2004 ‘Articles 9, 11-14.’ National Report of Azerbaijan on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), pp. 6-7. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Nations. 1 January

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Articles 9, 11-14

The individual locations (building, warehouses, premises) chosen by the [Commission of experts established by the Ministry of Internal Affairs] for storing weapons and their ammunition must meet the following basic requirements:

- Such locations must be intended exclusively for storing weapons and ammunition;

- Such locations must be equipped with a high standard of technical or other means of protection, as well as fire safety equipment, and must meet the health standards currently in force;

- Weapons and ammunition must be stored in securely locked safes or metal cabinets;

- The entire inventory in such locations must be entered in a list (with detailed information on the quantity and numbers of the cabinets, safes and metal cases and the seals affixed thereto);

- The storage in such locations of weapons and ammunition with other items is strictly prohibited, and weapons and ammunition must be stored separately from one another.

In educational establishments and sports clubs, all weapons, with the exception of small-calibre weapons, must be disabled prior to storage…

In order to ensure that the conditions of storage of weapons and their ammunition meet the requirements laid down and to identify and correct any shortcomings, the internal affairs agencies may conduct inspections on a quarterly basis at locations where weapons and ammunition are stored, or monthly at locations where more than 20 firearms are stored…

After receiving a permit to acquire a sporting weapon under the procedure established by law, legal entities must store rifled sporting weapons and compressed air sporting weapons with a calibre exceeding 4.5 millimetres at sports clubs.

Nationals must store civilian weapons and ammunition they have acquired at their residences in securely locked places that ensure the protection and safety of the weapons and ammunition and preclude their transfer to unauthorized persons. The internal affairs agencies in the places where the weapons and ammunition belonging to nationals. Inspections are conducted in accordance with the requirements stipulated in the rules…

Nationals who are members of sports clubs have the right to store sporting weapons and ammunition belonging to them at sports shooting ranges where firing practices and competitions take place.

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