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Tighter Regulations - Gun Sales Slump
YLE News (Finland)
22 February 2009
The Association of Arms Retailers says that the recent introduction of tighter regulations for firearm permits, in particular the requirement of a mental health certificate from a physician, has severely impacted firearm sales…..
Applicants for a firearm permit are required to present a certificate from a physician stating that the applicant is not a danger to himself or to others…..
A proposal on new legislation is being finalised at the Ministry of the Interior and is expected to go before Parliament in early June.