Citation(s) from the literature library

Estonia. 2002 ‘Manufacture of Weapons and Ammunition.’ Weapons Act (Riigi Teataja I 2001, 65, 377) [with amendments to June 2004]; Section 73 (Chapter 11). Tallinn: Riigi Teataja (State Gazette). 31 March

Relevant contents

§ 73. Manufacture of Weapons and Ammunition

(1) Weapons, essential components of firearms, ammunition and laser sights shall be manufactured according to the specifications indicated on the activity licence.

(2) The Explosive Substances Act applies to the industrial production of ammunition containing explosive substances or pyrotechnic articles.

(3) A person engaging in the manufacture of weapons or essential components of firearms is required to:
1) store the basic products and materials used for the manufacture, and also unfinished and finished products in a place and in conditions which ensure their preservations and that they do not pose a danger to the surroundings;
2) ensure the quality and safety of the products according to the requirements;
3) mark a firearm or an essential component of a firearm with a marking according to the requirements in such a manner that the removal of the marking would be technically complicated or impossible;

(6) The requirements of this section do not apply to the home production of cartridges from basic components by natural persons for the purposes of hunting. Home-produced cartridges shall not be transferred.

(7) The requirements for the marking of firearms and essential components of firearms shall be established by a regulation of the Government of the Republic.

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