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Czech Republic. 2014 ‘Eligible Age for the Issue of a Firearm Permit.’ Act on Firearms and Ammunition, as amended; Part One, Title IV (Section 19), p. 12. Prague: Parliament and Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. 1 July

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Section 19: Eligible Age for the Issue of a Firearm Permit

(1) A firearm permit for groups A, D, E or F1 may be issued only to a person who is at least 21 years of age unless stated otherwise herein

(2) A firearm permit for group B or C1 may be issued only to a person who is at least 18 years of age, unless otherwise stipulated herein.

(3) A firearm permit for group B may be also issued to a person who is at least 15 years of age and who is a member of a civic association involved in sport activities according to either national or international regulations and rules and where shooting is part of such activities provided that other conditions for the issue of a firearm permit have been satisfied.

(4) A firearm permit for group C may be issued to a student of a secondary school or a secondary vocational school who is at least 16 years of age if the curricula of such school or vocational school include instruction on game keeping and hunting and if other conditions for the issue of a firearm permit have been satisfied.

(5) A firearm permit for group D may be issued to a student of a secondary school or a secondary vocational school who is at least 18 years of age if the curricula of such school or vocational school include instruction on gun-making and the ammunition industry.

(6) In those cases referred to in paragraphs 3 and 4, the written consent of a statutory representative and the recommendation of the relevant civic association, school or vocational school shall be required. A person under 18 years of age may acquire, however not purchase, and keep a firearm and ammunition for sporting or hunting purposes only with the consent of the statutory representative. Such person may use a firearm or ammunition only in the presence of a person who is at least 21 years of age and who has been a holder of a firearm permit for group B or C for at least three years and who shall ensure safe use of the firearm or ammunition.

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