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Lithuania. 2002 ‘Engaging in Brokering Activities in the Sphere of Trade in Weapons, Ammunition, Their Components, Weapon Accessories.’ 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 25). Vilnius: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January

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Engaging in Brokering Activities in the Sphere of Trade in Weapons, Ammunition, Their Components, Weapon Accessories

1. Manufacturers, importers, exporters, traders or buyers of weapons, ammunition, their components, weapon accessories shall have the right to conclude contracts for the acquisition, import, export of weapons, ammunition, their components, weapon accessories through brokers.

2. Natural persons and legal persons registered in the Republic of Lithuania may be brokers. Brokers must conclude with clients written contracts for the representation of the interests of a manufacturer, importer, exporter, trader or buyer.

3. Brokers must, in a manner prescribed by the Government, register themselves at the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior.

4. A person to whom the provisions of subparagraphs 3 and 4 of paragraph 1 of Article 17 and paragraph 2 of Article 18 of this Law apply may not be an employee of a legal person who is registered in the Republic of Lithuania and engages in brokering activities, where such an employee is directly related to the acquisition, bringing into the country (import), bringing out of the country (export), holding, accounting, sale of weapons, ammunition, their components, weapon accessories; such a person may not be a broker (when a broker is a natural person) of the said legal person, as well. A person who is subject to the provisions laid down in paragraph 2 of Article 18 of this Law may not be head of the administration of the legal person which is registered in the Republic of Lithuania and engages in brokering activities. A legal person registered in the Republic of Lithuania whose supervisory person is subject to the restrictions laid down in paragraph 2 of Article 18 of this Law may not engage in brokering activities.

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