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Estonia. 2002 ‘Sale of Weapons and Ammunition.’ Weapons Act (Riigi Teataja I 2001, 65, 377) [with amendments to June 2004]; Section 74 (Chapter 11). Tallinn: Riigi Teataja (State Gazette). 31 March

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§ 74. Sale of Weapons and Ammunition

(1) A person who holds an activity licence for the sale of weapons and ammunition is required:
1) to demand a purchaser of a weapon to present an identity document and an acquisition permit for the given type of weapon and to demand a purchaser of ammunition to present an identity document and a weapons permit;
2) to demand presentation of a transfer permit concerning a weapon which is given for commission sale;
3) if a weapon is taken for sale on the basis of a transfer permit, to inform the police prefecture which issued the permit within three days as of the date on which the weapon is taken for sale;
4) to store weapons and ammunition which are taken for sale in a place and in conditions which comply with the established requirements;
5) to forward information concerning a sold weapon and the person who purchased the weapon to the police prefecture which issued the relevant acquisition permit within three working days after the sale of the weapon.

(2) It is prohibited to:
1) sell a weapon to a person who does not present an identity document and an acquisition permit for the given type of weapon;
2) sell a weapon in unrestricted commerce to a person of less than 18 years of age;
3) knowingly sell a defective weapon or ammunition;
4) sell weapons or cartridges which have not been type approved, except for weapons taken for commission sale.

(3) Technical requirements for the points of sale of weapons and ammunition shall be established by a regulation of the Minister of Internal Affairs.

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