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Finland. 1998 ‘Transfer and Import to Finland and Possession Under a European Firearms Pass.’ Firearms Act (1/1998; amendments up to 804/2003 included); Chapter 6 (Section 75). Helsinki: Ministry of the Interior. 1 March

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Section 75: Transfer and import to Finland and possession under a European firearms pass (601/2001)

The holder of a European firearms pass may transfer and import to Finland a firearm and firearm component entered in the firearms pass that are suitable for use in shooting competitions and classified in categories B, C or D of the Firearms Directive, and a firearm and firearm component entered in the firearms pass that are suitable for use in hunting and classified in categories C or D of the Firearms Directive, and a sufficient amount of cartridges suitable for use with the firearm.

The holder of the firearms pass shall also be in possession of a written invitation or other reliable account stating that the transfer or import is necessary in order to participate in a shooting competition or hunting event.

The holder of the firearms pass may also possess the firearm, firearm component and cartridges for as long as necessary in order to participate in the shooting competition or hunting event.

The European firearms pass shall be carried when the firearm, firearm component or cartridges are carried or transported.

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

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