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Syria. 2010 ‘Permits.’ National Report of the Syrian Arab Republic on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 3. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations. 1 January

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Permits

Legislative Decree No. 51 of 2001, article 18, provides as follows:

"An applicant for any permit provided for in this decree:

(a) Must be at least 25 years of age and fully competent;

(b) Must not have been sentenced to deprivation of civil rights or have been convicted of a crime or misdemeanour of a dishonourable nature, have been banned from bearing arms, have been convicted of a crime affecting the security of the State, or have been sentenced in connection with weapons, explosives, narcotic drugs or alcoholism or have been sentenced to imprisonment for a crime of smuggling, insurrection or harbouring criminals;

(c) Any Arab or foreigner applying for a permit must be legally resident in the country;

(d) Must be in good health;

(e) Must be professionally qualified if the permit relates to the repair of weapons or manufacture of fireworks.

ID: Q6505

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