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Philippines. 2013 ‘Licenses Issued to Individuals [Regulations].’ Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10591, otherwise known as 'Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act'; Rule III (Section 9), pp. 26-27. Manila: Congress of the Republic of the Philippines. 7 December

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Section 9. Licenses Issued to Individuals

9.1 Subject to the requirements mentioned in paragraphs 4.1 and 4.41 of this IRR, which are inclusive unless subsequently amended or modified, a qualified individual based on the findings and recommendations of the FEO2 may be issued any of the licenses hereunder mentioned:

a) Type 1 license – allows a citizen to own and possess a maximum of two (2) registered firearms;
b) Type 2 license – allows a citizen to own and possess a maximum of five (5) registered firearms;
c) Type 3 license – allows a citizen to own and possess a maximum ten (10) registered firearms;
d) Type 4 license – allows a citizen to own and possess a maximum of fifteen (15) registered firearms; and
e) Type 5 license – allows a citizen, who is certified gun collector, to own and possess more than fifteen (15) registered firearms.

9.2 Application for sports shooter's license or antique firearm collector's license may be done simultaneously with the application for License to Own and Possess Firearms.

9.3 Application for gun collector's license shall be done as pre-requisite for acquiring Type 5 License to Own and Possess Firearms.

9.4 For Types 1 to 5 licenses, a vault or container secured by lock and key, or other security measures appropriate under the premises imposed by the FEO, as a prerequisite for the approval of the license or registration, shall be required.

9.5 For Type 5 license, the applicant must prove through appropriate documents or records the fact of his/her being a certified gun collector.

9.6 For Types 3 to 5 licenses, the licensed citizen must comply with the inspection requirements of the PNP. Failure on their part to comply with any of the requirements herein mentioned is a ground for the cancellation of license and/or registration.

9.7 Private individuals who are licensed holders of Class-A light weapon3 must comply with the provisions of paragraphs 9.4 and 9.6 of this section…

[FEO = Firearms and Explosives Office of the Philippine National Police; IRR = Implementing Rules and Regulations; PNP = Philippine National Police]

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