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Latvia. 2003 ‘Purpose of this Law.’ Law on the Handling of Weapons; Chapter 1 (Section 2). Riga: The Saeima of the Republic of Latvia. 1 January
Section 2. Purpose of this Law
The purpose of this Law is to determine the rights and obligations of natural persons and legal persons in relation to the handling of weapons, components thereof, munitions, explosives, explosive devices, special means or pyrotechnic articles in the Republic of Latvia, as well as to specify the classification of such objects in order to ensure the safety of persons and the public.
Text consolidated by Tulkošanas un terminoloģijas centrs (Translation and Terminology Centre) with amending laws of:
5 June 2003; 22 April 2004; 27 May 2004; 3 November 2005.
[Editor's Note: After reviewing available legislation and other source documents, GunPolicy.org found no evidence of a provision in law to regulate this aspect of firearm policy. As some authorities enforce restrictions only in practice, the mere absence of a published legal provision should be treated with caution]