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France. 2007 ‘Time for Retaining Information on Firearm Owners.’ Order of November 15, 2007 on the Creation of the Application for the Management of the Computerized Register of Owners and Holders of Firearms (Act Current to 8 September 2015) (Article 4). Paris: Ministers of the Interior, Overseas France and Territorial Communities, Defence, Budgets, Public Accounts, and Civil Service of the French Republic. 15 November

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Arrêté du 15 novembre 2007 portant création de l'application de gestion du répertoire informatisé des propriétaires et possesseurs d'armes

Article 4

Les informations relatives au détenteur d'armes, d'éléments d'armes et de munitions peuvent être conservées durant vingt ans soit à compter de la date où l'intéressé(e) a cessé d'être en possession de ces matériels pour des motifs autres que la perte ou le vol, soit à compter de la date de leur déclaration de perte ou de vol.

En cas de décision de rejet d'une demande d'autorisation d'acquisition et de détention d'armes, d'éléments d'armes et de munitions, les informations relatives au demandeur sont conservées durant cinq ans.

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Order of November 15, 2007 on the Creation of the Application for the Management of the Computerized Register of Owners and Holders of Firearms

Article 4

Information on the owner of firearms, their components and ammunition, may be kept for twenty years either from the date when the interested [persons] ceased to be in possession of these materials for reasons other than loss or theft, or from the date of the notification of their loss or theft.

In case of refusal of an authorisation request for acquisition or possession of firearms, their components and ammunition, information on the applicant is kept for five years.

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