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Philippines. 2013 ‘Licenses Issued to Individuals.’ Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act 2013 - Act No. 10591; Article III (Section 9), pp. 10-11. Manila: Congress of the Republic of the Philippines. 29 May

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ARTICLE III: REGISTRATION AND LICENSING

Section 9. Licenses Issued to Individuals

Subject to the requirements set forth in this Act and payment of required fees to be determined by the Chief of the PNP, a qualified individual may be issued the appropriate license under the following categories;

Type 1 license – allows a citizen to own and possess a maximum of two (2) registered firearms;

Type 2 license – allows a citizen to own and possess a maximum of five (5) registered firearms;

Type 3 license – allows a citizen to own and possess a maximum of ten (10) registered firearms;

Type 4 license – allows a citizen to own and possess a maximum of fifteen (15) registered firearms; and

Type 5 license – allows a citizen, who is a certified gun collector, to own and possess more than fifteen (15) registered firearms.

For Types 1 to 5 licenses, a vault or a container secured by lock and key or other security measures for the safekeeping of firearms shall be required.

For Types 3 to 5 licenses, the citizen must comply with the inspection and bond requirements.

[PNP = Philippine National Police]

ID: Q11138

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