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Latvia. 2010 ‘Legislation Currently in Force.’ National Report of Latvia on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Part 3, p. 3. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Latvia to the United Nations. 1 January

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Legislation Currently in Force

Law on Handling the Weapons, of January 1, 2003

The Law on Handling the Weapons sets technical classification of firearms in accordance with categories provided in EU Directives; classification of firearms according to users; forbidden arms, including automatics and all those internationally forbidden; acquisition, possession, carrying and use of arms; collections of arms and ammunition; firing training and competitions; civil control of Police and Armed Forces weapons; rights of other nationals, diplomats and foreign security services to carry arms; moving arms and ammunition across State borders; licensing of arms and manufacturers and brokers; marking and certification of arms; ballistic collections of bullets; trade in arms, ammunition, explosives and pyrotechnic products; restrictions on acquisition, possession and carrying of arms; manufacture (repairs) of arms, ammunition, explosives and pyrotechnic products.

Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 1665 of December 28, 2009, "Procedures by Which Licenses and Other Documents of the Control of Strategic Goods Are Issued or Denied" set down procedures of issuance, denying or annulment of import, export, transfer or transit licenses of military or dual-use goods, as well as of end use certificates, international import certificates and delivery verifications. It contains also provisions set out in EU Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP.

Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 1655 of December 28, 2009 "Regulations on Duties for Preparation and Issue of end use certificates, international import certificates, delivery verifications and import, export, transfer or transit licenses

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