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Czech Republic. 2014 ‘Obligation to Register a Firearm.’ Act on Firearms and Ammunition, as amended; Part One, Title VI (Section 42), p. 37. Prague: Parliament and Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. 1 July

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Section 42

(1) A natural or legal person who has acquired a category A,1 B2 or C3 firearm for which a firearm certificate has not been issued shall be obliged to provide information thereof to the relevant police unit on an official form, the specimen of which shall be set out in the implementing legal regulation. The information shall be provided within ten working days from the date of acquisition and the firearm shall be submitted at the same time. If a firearm has been inherited (Section 66) the time limit for registration starts to run from the date on which the decision of the court regarding inheritance came into effect.

(2) A natural or legal person who transfers legal title to a categories A, B or C firearm for which a firearm certificate has been issued to another person shall be obliged to notify the relevant police unit, using an official form, the specimen of which shall set out in an implementing legal regulation, of such transfer within ten working days from the date of the firearm transfer and, at the same time, to deliver the firearm certificate. A reporting duty shall apply to the state, regions, municipalities, the Czech Proof House for Firearms and Ammunition, the Ministry, the Ministry of Defence, armed forces of the Czech Republic, the security forces, the Military Intelligence Service, and armed forces or troops of other countries staying in the Czech Republic, crossing the national border of the Czech Republic and transiting through the Czech Republic or flying over the territory of the Czech Republic under a special legal regulation or an international agreement which is part of the national legal framework.

(3) A natural or legal person shall indicate in the notification on acquisition or transfer of legal title to categories A, B or C firearms the following:

a) personal data or identifying data of legal entities between whom the transfer was conducted;
b) data on the categories A, B or C firearm concerned, including data on firearm proving; and
c) the way in which legal title was transferred.

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