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Czech Republic. 2014 ‘Category B Firearm Licence Ceases.’ Act on Firearms and Ammunition, as amended; Part One, Title III (Section 13), pp. 8-9. Prague: Parliament and Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. 1 July

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Section 13

(1) Authorisation issued pursuant to Section 12 shall cease if the person who was issued such authorisation has ceased to be a holder of a firearm permit or a firearm licence. Authorisation to acquire a category B firearm1 shall also cease if the firearm is not used within twelve months from the date on which it was issued.

(2) The relevant police unit shall withhold the authorisation issued pursuant to Section 12 if the good cause for which it was issued has ceased. This provision shall not apply if the authorisation was issued pursuant to Section 12 (5) (f).

(3) Should authorisation cease pursuant to the first sentence of paragraph 1, or should it be withheld pursuant to paragraph 2, the holder of a category B firearm shall be obliged to surrender the firearm concerned and deliver it to the relevant police unit within ten working days from the date on which the authorisation ceased or from the date on which the decision on its withholding came into effect, and he/she shall be obliged to proceed in accordance with this Act (Section 64).

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