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Finland. 1998 ‘Private Manufacturing Permit.’ Firearms Act (1/1998; amendments up to 804/2003 included); Chapter 5 (Sections 50 and 51). Helsinki: Minister of the Interior. 1 March

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Section 50: Private manufacturing permit

The authority referred to in section 42(1) grants and revokes a permit for the manufacture or conversion of a firearm and firearm component for a private purpose (private manufacturing permit). The permit entitles the holder to temporarily possess a firearm and firearm component, and to acquire and possess firearm components necessary for the manufacture or conversion of a firearm and firearm component. The provisions on a possession permit are laid down in section 52.

The permit may be granted subject to the requirements laid down in section 45 or 45a, observing, as appropriate, the provisions of section 42(2-3) and sections 43-44. (601/2001)

Section 51. Validity and terms of a private manufacturing permit

A private manufacturing permit is granted for a maximum period of one year.

The licensing authority may include in the permit a term under which it is not permitted to shoot with a firearm belonging to a collection.

[NB: Unofficial translation, legally binding only in Finnish and Swedish. Ministry of the Interior, Finland]

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