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Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Chapter 9 (Table 9.2), p. 271. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

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Table 9.2 - Overview of Prohibited and Restricted Firearms for Civilian Possession

Turkey:

- Automatic Firearms: prohibited for civilian possession (with no or limited exceptions)

- Semi-automatic Firearms: prohibited for civilian possession (with no or limited exceptions)

- Handguns: special restrictions apply to some or all firearms in this category

- Penalty for Possessing Prohibited Firearm: fully automatic: 5-8 years and fines of up to TRY 25,000 (US$15,900); other: 1-3 years and fines of up to TRY 3,000-5,000 (US$1,900-3,200)

- Registration: details of the licence, permit, or authorization must be recorded; details of all transfers and other transactions must be recorded

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