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Alleman, Mark. 2000 ‘Japan - Storage of Firearms.’ Firearm and Sword Possession Control Law (Translation); Vol. 9(1) (Art. 10-4), p. 235. Seattle WA: Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal Association. 1 February

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Persons permitted under Articles 4 or 6, except where [the firearm is] entrusted for storage under the following Article or Article 10-8, or where there is other justifiable reason, shall personally store the permitted firearm.

2. Storage of firearms under the preceding Article shall be conducted at facilities and according to methods that conform to standards prescribed by Order of the Office of the Prime Minister. However, this limitation does not apply when a person, for purposes of hunting, lodges in a place without storage facilities that complies with standards prescribed by Order of the Office of the Prime Minister or when there are other justifiable reasons.

3. When storing a firearm in facilities under the preceding paragraph, live ammunition, blank ammunition, and metal bullets compatible with the stored firearm shall not be stored along with said firearm.

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