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Switzerland. 2008 ‘Manual Repetition Rifles.’ Ordinance on Arms, Arms Accessories and Ammunitions of 2 July 2008 (Status as on 12 December 2008); Chapter 2 (Section 2). Geneva: Swiss Federal Council / Translation commissioned by the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 2 July

Relevant contents

Art. 19. Manual repetition rifles (art. 10, para. 1, let. b, Law on Arms)

1 The following manual repetition rifles can be acquired without a licence to acquire arms:
a) military repetition rifles (11 rifle, 13 infantry rifle and 31 rifle);
b) sports rifles functioning with military caliber ammunition generally used in Switzerland or with sport caliber ammunitions, such as standard rifles with repetition breech system.
c) hunting arms that are accepted for hunting as defined under Swiss federal legislation on hunting.
d) sports rifles that are accepted at national and international sports hunting shooting competitions.

2 Whoever wishes to acquire a repetition rifle fitted with a pump system or trigger-guard lever must hold a licence to acquire arms.

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