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16 October 2012

Baltic News Network

On Tuesday, October 16, the Cabinet of Ministers accepted amendments to the Law on the Handling of Weapons and Special Means. These amendments provide for stricter conditions for receiving weapon permits, as well as state specific requirements for performing examinations of a person's health and psychological characteristics. In order to increase requirements for keeping a firearm, it is planned to return to the previous practice – when firearms permits were issued... (

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