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Lithuania. 2002 ‘Manufacture of Weapons, Their Essential Components and Ammunition.’ Republic of Lithuania Law on Control of Weapons and Ammunition 2002 No. IX-705 (As last amended on 14 January 2010 - No. XI-646); Chapter 6 (Article 22). Vilnius: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January

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Manufacture of Weapons, Their Essential Components and Ammunition

1. A licence to engage in manufacture of weapons, accessories of weapons classified in Category A, ammunition, their components shall be issued by the Weaponry Fund in accordance with the procedure laid down by the Government.

2. Weapons classified in Category A, their ammunition, accessories of weapons classified in Category A may be manufactured only upon co-ordination with the Weaponry Fund.

3. All legal persons registered in the Republic of Lithuania, manufacturing weapons, ammunition must ensure the safety and control of production, and the quality of products. A manufactured weapon and ammunition must correspond to the parameters specified in technical documents.

4. A manufacturer of weapons, ammunition, their components must:
1) in a manner prescribed by legal acts, test manufactured weapons or ammunition and ensure that they meet the requirements of normative documents;
2) mark ammunition with identifying marks of the manufacturer;
3) indicate on the manufactured weapons, their essential components and accessories the manufacturing country, name of the manufacturer, the year and number of the manufacturing;
4) properly store raw materials and materials used in manufacture, unfinished and made production, ensure their safety and harmlessness to human health and the environment;
5) ensure the adequate quality of the production.

5. The manufacturer of weapons and ammunition shall have the right to:
1) repair weapons and ammunition manufactured by him;
2) design weapons and ammunition, their components for the manufacture of which he has obtained a licence, as well as test them;
3) acquire components of weapons and ammunition in the Republic of Lithuania and import them;
4) trade in manufactured weapons, ammunition, their components;
5) export weapons, ammunition, their components which he has manufactured;
6) bring in components of weapons, ammunition from the Member States of the European Union;
7) bring out of the Republic of Lithuania the weapons, ammunition manufactured by him to the Member states of the European Union.

6. Manufacturers of weapons, ammunition must observe the requirements of product safety.

7. Owners and possessors of weapons may themselves produce ammunition for their needs. Persons who lawfully hold weapons with smooth-bore or rifled barrels, may acquire and keep up to one kilogram of gunpowder and 200 primers.

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