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Lithuania. 2002 ‘Prohibited Arms and Ammunition.’ Republic of Lithuania Law on the Control of Arms and Ammunition No. IX-705; Chapter Three (Article 7). Vilnius: The Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January
Article 7. Prohibited Arms and Ammunition
1. Firearms with rifled and smooth-bore barrels of Categories A, B and C shall be prohibited in the Republic of Lithuania, which do not possess identification numbers. Such arms may be possessed only by institutions of criminal expert examination, as well as arms modified in the procedure established by Article 38 of this Law - by persons collecting them.
2. In civil circulation the following shall be prohibited:
1) arms and ammunition classified in Category A only for arms in Category A, except when they are used by the Bank of Lithuania, undertakings manufacturing arms and (or) ammunition and institutions of scientific research;
2) any self-made firearms;
3) gas arms with toxic substances, their ammunition with toxic substances;
4) silent cartridges;
5) cartridges the bullets whereof are with a hard metal core or in a hard metal jacket;
6) laser sights other than those used in sports;
7) silent arms of strike and missile character (knuckle-dusters, flails, throwing stars etc.);
8) arms and ammunition prohibited by international agreements;
9) other objects, devices, ammunition which have been prohibited by the Commission of Experts specified in paragraph 5 of Article 1 of this Law…
4. It shall be prohibited for persons to acquire and keep for self-defence the short firearms in Categories B and C whose calibre exceeds 9 mm.
5. It shall be prohibited to use magazines in the arms designated for self-defence, whose capacity exceeds 13 cartridges. A limiter may be installed into the magazine which could not be removed without tools.
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