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Czech Republic. 2014 ‘Authorisation of a Firearm Licence Holder.’ Act on Firearms and Ammunition, as amended; Part One, Title V (Section 38), pp. 30-32. Prague: Parliament and Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. 1 July

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Section 38: Authorisation of a Firearm Licence Holder

(1) The holder of a firearm licence for group A, B or C1 shall be authorised to

a) acquire and possess a firearm, a prohibited accessory to a firearm or ammunition within the scope of the category indicated in the firearm licence; or
b) provide the holder of a firearm permit for group D who is an employee or member of, or who has a similar relation to the firearm licence holder, with a firearm and ammunition which he/she has been authorised to possess for meeting assignments stipulated in the firearm licence.

(2) The holder of a firearm licence of group D1 shall be authorised to

a) acquire and possess a category C firearm and ammunition;2
b) provide the holder of a firearm permit of group D who is an employee or member of, or who has a similar relation to a firearm licence holder, with a firearm and ammunition which he/she has been authorised to possess for meeting assignments stated in the firearm licence;
c) lend a category C firearm to persons who are authorised to possess or carry them;
d) take into custody and store a firearm or ammunition of a category indicated in the firearm licence.

(3) The holder of a firearm licence for group E1 shall be authorised to acquire and possess a firearm or ammunition within the scope of the category indicated in the firearm licence for the purpose of their destruction or deactivation. The holder of a firearm licence for group E shall be also authorised to provide the holder of a firearm permit for group D who is an employee or member of, or who has a similar relation to the firearm licence holder, with a firearm and ammunition which he/she has been authorised to possess for meeting assignments stated in the firearm licence.

(4) The holder of a firearm licence for group F1 shall be authorised to

a) acquire and possess a category A firearm3 for which he/she has been granted an exception, a category B firearm4 for which he/she has been granted authorisation; or a category C firearm and ammunition for firearms which he/she has been authorised to possess;
b) provide the holder of a firearm permit for group D who is an employee or member of, or who has a similar relation to the firearm licence holder, with a firearm and ammunition which he/she has been authorised to possess for meeting assignments stated in the firearm licence; or
c) for the purpose of teaching or training provide an individual, under the supervision of an authorised person, with a firearm, ammunition or the prohibited accessory to a firearm which he/she has been authorised to possess; category A firearm or ammunition for it may be provided only to a holder of the firearm permit of group D.

(5) The holder of a firearm licence for group G1 shall be authorised to

a) acquire and possess a category A firearm for which he/she has been granted an exception, a category B firearm for which he/she has been granted authorisation; or a category C firearm and ammunition for firearms which he/she has been authorised to possess; or
b) provide the holder of a firearm permit for group D who is an employee or member of, or who has a similar relation to the firearm licence holder, with a firearm and ammunition which he/she has been authorised to possess for meeting assignments stated in the firearm licence.

(6) The holder of a firearm licence for group H1 shall be authorised to

a) acquire and possess a category A firearm for which he/she has been granted an exception, a category B firearm for which he/she has been granted authorisation; or a category C firearm and ammunition for firearms which he/she has been authorised to possess;
b) provide the holder of a firearm permit for group B, C or D who is an employee or member of, or who has a similar relation to the firearm licence holder, with a firearm and ammunition which he/she has been authorised to possess for meeting assignments stated in the firearm licence; or
c) for the purpose of sporting, cultural or similar activities to provide an individual, under the supervision of an authorised person, with a firearm, ammunition or the prohibited accessory to a firearm which he/she has been authorised to possess.

(7) The holder of a firearm licence for group I1 shall be authorised to acquire and possess a category A firearm for which he/she has been granted an exception, a category B firearm for which he/she has been granted authorisation; or a category C firearm and ammunition for firearms which he/she has been authorised to possess. The holder of a firearm licence for group I shall be also authorised to provide the holder of a firearm permit of group A or D who is an employee or member of, or who has a similar relation to the firearm licence holder, with a firearm and ammunition which he/she has been authorised to possess for meeting assignments stated in the firearm licence.

(8) The holder of a firearm licence of group J1 shall be authorised to

a) acquire and possess a category A firearm for which he/she has been granted an exception, a category B firearm for which he/she has been granted authorisation, or a category C firearm and ammunition for firearms which he/she has been authorised to possess;
b) provide the holder of a firearm permit of group D who is an employee or member of, or who has a similar relation to the firearm licence holder, with a firearm and ammunition which he/she has been authorised to possess for meeting assignments stipulated in the firearm licence; or
c) if he/she is forensic expert, possess a category A, B, or C firearm and ammunition for such firearm for the purpose of drawing up an expert opinion.

(9) The holder of a firearm licence for group K1 shall be authorised to carry out activities in the field of unexploded ordnance, to identify unexploded artillery ammunition and explosives, and to secure them.

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