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Czech Republic. 2014 ‘Firearm Permits and Their Groups.’ Act on Firearms and Ammunition, as amended; Part One, Title IV (Section 16), p. 10. Prague: Parliament and Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. 1 July

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Section 16: Firearm Permits and Their Groups

(1) A firearm permit is a public instrument authorising a natural person to acquire and possess firearms and ammunition for such firearms within the scope of authorisation specified for individual groups of firearm permits, and within the scope of such authorisation to carry such firearm or to carry out activities in the field of unexploded ordnance under authorisation stipulated for a firearm permit of Group F.

A firearm permit shall be issued for a period of ten years. A firearm permit may be issued upon medical certification of the applicant's health condition for a period not exceeding ten years.

(2) Firearm permits shall be distinguished according to the purpose for which the firearm or ammunition is to be used and according to the scope of authorisation, and shall be divided into the following groups:

a) A - collectors' purposes;
b) B - sport purposes;
c) C - hunting purposes;
d) D - pursuing a profession or occupation;
e) E - protecting life, health or property; or
f) F - activities in the field of unexploded ordnance.

ID: Q8922

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