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Norway. 1961 ‘Acquisition of Firearms and Firearm Parts.’ Act No. 1 of 9 June 1961 Relating to Firearms and Ammunition; Chapter 2 (Sections 7, 8). Oslo: Kingdom of Norway. 9 June

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Acquisition of Firearms and Firearm Parts

§ 7.(1) Anyone intending to purchase or otherwise acquire a firearm or firearm parts must have permission from the Chief of Police.

Permission is given by the Chief of Police at the applicant's place of residence or - if the applicant is not resident in the Kingdom - by the Chief of Police at the place where the applicant is staying.

Permission may only be given to reliable persons of sober habits who need or have other reasonable grounds for possessing firearms, and who can not be deemed unfit to do so for any special reason.

§ 8.(1) Anyone intending to own or possess a firearm(2) must(3) have permission from the Chief of Police (a firearms certificate).

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