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Philippines. 2013 ‘License to Possess Firearms Necessarily Includes Possession of Ammunition [Regulations].’ Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10591, otherwise known as 'Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act'; Rule III (Section 12), p. 30. Manila: Congress of the Republic of the Philippines. 7 December

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RULE III: REGISTRATION AND LICENSING

Section 12. License to Possess Firearms Necessarily Includes Possession of Ammunition

12.1 The license to individual or juridical entity for the ownership and possession of registered firearms necessarily includes the license to possess ammunition appropriate to the registered firearm which shall not exceed fifty (50) rounds per firearm at any given time.

12.2 A licensed citizen shall secure first a sports shooter's license before he/she be allowed to possess ammunition more than the prescribed quantity. Only licensed sports shooter shall be allowed to possess ammunition of more than fifty (50) rounds but not more than one thousand (1000) rounds for each of the registered firearm. However, in meritorious cases, a licensed sports shooter may request for approval from the Chief, PNP through the FEO1 to carry more than the allowed quantity which is subject to additional fees.

[FEO = Firearms and Explosives Office of the Philippine National Police; PNP = Philippine National Police]

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