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Czech Republic. 2014 ‘Authorisation of Firearm Permit Holders.’ Act on Firearms and Ammunition, as amended; Part One, Title IV (Section 28), pp. 21-22. Prague: Parliament and Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. 1 July
Section 28: Authorisation of Firearm Permit Holders
(1) The holder of a firearm permit of group A1 shall be authorised as a collector
a) to acquire and possess a category A firearm2 for which he/she was granted an exception, a category B firearm3 for which he/she was granted authorisation, or a category C firearm;4 or
b) to acquire and possess or carry ammunition for categories A, B or C firearms, nonetheless maximally three pieces of the same kind, calibre, trademark and production or one consumer package of the smallest size,
(2) The holder of a firearm permit of group B or C1 shall be authorised
a) according to the purpose of the use, to acquire and possess or carry a prohibited accessory to the firearm for which he/she has been granted an exception, sporting or hunting firearms of category B for which he/she was granted authorisation or sporting or hunting firearms of category C; the holder may carry such a firearm only to a shooting range or in places where he/she is permitted to do so in accordance with the special legal regulation;
b) to reload, only for his/her own use, cartridges according to technological procedures which are specified by the manufacturers of the individual parts of the cartridges; or
c) to acquire, possess or carry ammunition and individual parts of cartridges for category B and C firearms; he/she may not carry ammunition or individual parts of cartridges visibly.
Only a person of at least 18 years of age shall be permitted to reload projectiles or acquire individual parts of projectiles.
(3) When carrying out an occupation or pursuing a profession the holder of a firearm permit of group D1 shall be authorised
a) to carry or possess a firearm of categories A, B or C for his/her employer who is the holder of a relevant firearm licence and who has been awarded a firearm certificate; the holder of a firearm permit of group D shall be authorised to possess and carry ammunition for such firearms; and
b) to carry not more than two firearms laid down in letter (a) and ammunition for such firearms in public or in a place accessible to the general public; he/she may not carry ammunition and individual parts of projectiles visibly.
Officers of the municipal police shall be authorised to carry a firearm visibly when meeting assignments of the municipal police. Employees of the Czech National Bank physically guarding the premises of the Bank may carry a firearm visibly only when meeting working assignments.
(4) The holder of a firearm permit for group E shall be authorised
a) to acquire and possess or carry a category B firearm for which he/she has been granted authorisation, or a category C firearm;
b) to acquire ammunition or individual parts of cartridges only for a firearm which he/she has been authorised to possess after such holder submits a firearm permit for the firearm concerned; the holder shall be also authorised to possess and carry ammunition for such firearm and recharge, exclusively for his/her own needs, cartridges in accordance with technological procedures specified by manufacturers of individual parts of cartridges; and
c) to carry not more than two firearms and ammunition for such firearms; he/she may carry neither firearms nor ammunition visibly.
(5) A firearm permit holder may shoot a firearm which he/she has been authorised to possess only at places where he/she has been authorised to do so under a special legal regulation or at a shooting range unless the firearm is used for the protection of life, health or property. A forensic expert who is a firearm permit holder shall be authorised to possess a firearm and ammunition and shoot a firearm at a shooting range for the purpose of drawing up an expert opinion.
(6) The holder of a firearm permit for group F1 shall be authorised to carry out activities in the field of unexploded ordnance only as an employee or a sole trader.