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Finland. 1998 ‘Validity and Terms of a Possession Permit.’ Firearms Act (1/1998; amendments up to 804/2003 included); Chapter 5 (Section 53). Helsinki: Ministry of the Interior. 1 March

Relevant contents

Section 53: Validity and terms of a possession permit

A possession permit is granted indefinitely unless, for a special reason, it should be granted for a fixed term. A permit for work where a firearm is necessary is, however, granted for a maximum of five years at a time. (601/2001)

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. A permit granted for work where a weapon is necessary shall include a term under which the permit is valid only for as long as the permit holder is carrying out that particular assignment.

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

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