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Lithuania. 2002 ‘Objective and Purpose of the Law.’ Republic of Lithuania Law on Control of Weapons and Ammunition 2002 No. IX-705 (As last amended on 14 January 2010 - No. XI-646); Chapter 1 (Article 1). Vilnius: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January

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Objective and Purpose of the Law

1. The objective of this Law - to regulate the circulation of weapons and ammunition with a view to ensuring the safety of an individual, the public and the State.

2. The purpose of the Law - to lay down provisions of the classification of weapons and ammunition into categories, to consolidate the legal basis of the circulation of weapons and ammunition and the control thereof, as well as to establish the rights and duties of entities whose activities are related with weapons and ammunition…

7. The provisions of this Law have been harmonized with the legal act of the European Union specified in the Annex to this Law.

[Editor's Note: After reviewing available legislation and other source documents, found no evidence of a provision in law to regulate this aspect of firearm policy. As some authorities enforce restrictions only in practice, the mere absence of a published legal provision should be treated with caution]

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