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Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Annex 9.2, pp. 48-61. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

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Annex 9.2 Overview of Conditions of Firearms Ownership

Lithuania

Licence Duration: 5 years (licence), 6 months (permit to acquire)

Penalties for Unlawful Possession: up to 5 years

Safe Storage: YES

Penalties for Unsafe Storage: weapons for which no permit required: warning or fine up to LTL 100 (USD 42) or fine of LTL 50–100 (USD 21–42), plus confiscation
of firearm weapons for which a permit is required: LTL 100–200 (USD 42–84) (can be increased to LTL 300–600 (USD 125–250) if the person is convicted of certain administrative penalties)

Carrying in Public? YES (permit to carry issued at time of registration; handguns must not be visible)

Penalties for Unlawful Carrying: weapons for which no permit required: warning or fine up to LTL 100 (USD 42), or fine of LTL 50–100 (USD 21–42), plus confiscation
of firearm weapons for which a permit is required: LTL 100–200 (USD 42–84) (can be increased to LTL 300–600 (USD 125–250) if the person is convicted of certain administrative penalties)

ID: Q5442

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