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Vietnam. 2017 ‘Procedures for Issuance of Licenses to Bring Weapons and Combat Gears In or Out of the Territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.’ Law on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosives and Combat Gears; Ch. I (Article 14), pp. 10-11. Hanoi: National Assembly. 20 June

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Article 14. Procedures for issuance of licenses to bring weapons and combat gears in or out of the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

1. An application for the license to bring weapons or combat gears in or out of the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam prescribed in Point a Clause 1, Point a Clause 2 of Article 12 of this Law shall consist of:
a) An application form which specifies reasons and time limit for bringing in and out; full name, number, date of issuance of ID card or passport of the person bringing the weapons or combat gears; quantity, types, trademarks, numbers and symbols of weapons or combat gears; their ammunition and accessories (if any) and vehicles; border checkpoint where the weapons or combat gears are brought in or out of the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;
b) A letter of introduction enclosed with a copy of the ID card, passport, police ID card or ID issued by the People's Army of the applicant.
c) A written permission issued by the Minister of Public Security as prescribed in Clause 1 Article 13 of this Article.

2. An application for the license to bring weapons and combat gears in or out of the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam prescribed in Point b Clause 1, Point b Clause 2 of Article 12 of this Law shall consist of:
a) The documents prescribed in Points a and b of Clause 1 of this Article;
b) A copy of the decision, program or plan issued by the competent authority.

3. An application for the license to bring weapons and combat gears in or out of the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam as prescribed in Clause 3 Article 12 of this Law shall consist of:
a) The documents prescribed in Points a and b of Clause 1, Point b Clause 2 of this Article;
b) A written permission issued by the Minister of Public Security.

4. An application containing the documents prescribed in Clauses 1, 2 or 3 of this Article shall be submitted to the competent authority assigned by the Minister of Public Security. Within 3 working days from the day on which the adequate application is received, the police authority shall issue the license or send a written explanation to the applicant in case of refusal to issue the license.

5. Procedures for issuance of licenses in the cases where weapons and combat gears are brought in or out of the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam according to the programs and plans of the Ministry of National Defense shall comply with regulations issued by the Minister of National Defense.

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