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Macedonia. 2005 ‘Article 20.’ Draft Law on Weapons; Section II (Article 20). Skopje: Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia. 8 February

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Article 20

Permission for weapon is issued for a validity time of five years, while for persons older than 65 years with a validity time of three years.

Permission to possess weapon is issued with validity time of two years.

Permission for weapon can be continued upon written request of the owner, submitted to body in charge no later than two months before the expiry date of its validity.

With the request for continuance of the permission for weapon, the owner must submit prove that does not represent danger for low and order in the sense of article 12 of this law, and if he is older than 65 years he must submit a medical check-up not older that one years in accordance to article 11 of this law.

Body in charge to a person that because of old age, service military service, longer absence abroad, sickness or similar, has stopped being active in hunting will replace the permission for possessing and carrying weapon with a verification for possessing weapon according to which the hunting weapon can not be carried and used.

[According to the Republic of Macedonia's 2009 Report on the Implementation of the UN Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons, these draft provisions were adopted by the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia on 8 February 2005. The Law was amended three times in 2006, 2007, and 2008, and published in the Official Gazette RM 47/2006, 42/2007, and 86/2008]

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