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Montenegro. 1992 ‘Article 12.’ Republic of Montenegro Law on Firearms, No. 31/92; Part II. Podgorica: Official Gazette of Montenegro. 1 January

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Article 12

Permit to acquire weapons, weapon components and ammunition, given to the physical or legal persons under the conditions stipulated by this Law, shall be issued by the Ministry of the Interior - organisational unit in the municipality in which the applicant resides or has its seat (hereinafter referred to as relevant authority).

Relevant authority shall issue permit from the paragraph 1 of this Article for the following types of firearms:
- pistols and revolvers;
- rifled and smooth bored hunting rifles of different calibre;
- rifles, pistols and revolvers of large calibre, accommodated for sporting purposes;
- small calibre rifles;
- small calibre pistols, 5.6 mm with rim ignition, riffled or smooth bored and
- air rifles and air pistols.

Weapon components for the weapons and ammunition shall be acquired only on the grounds of permit for the type of weapons for which the applicant possesses weapon permit.

Ammunition for smooth bored arms shall be acquired without limitation based on weapon permit issued for such arm.

Permit from paragraph 1 of this Article shall be valid six months from the issuance date.

Permit to acquire ammunition from the paragraph 1 of this Article shall be issued once in the course of calendar year for the quantity contained in one factory package, and 50 pieces at the most.

An individual who has been issued permit from the paragraph 1 of this Article and who has not completed acquisition in the given time limit, shall return the permit to the relevant authority 8 days from the expiry date.

Pursuant to the application of the individual from paragraph 6 of this Article, relevant authority shall, presuming justified reason or impediment have occurred, extend validity of permit to acquire weapons for another six months.

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