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Lithuania. 2002 ‘State Arms Register and Departmental Arms Registers.’ Republic of Lithuania Law on the Control of Arms and Ammunition No. IX-705; Chapter Four (Articles 8, 9). Vilnius: The Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January

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Article 8. State Arms Register

1. The State Arms Register shall be an official set of data on arms registered in the Republic of Lithuania, their owners or managers. Data on imported and exported arms as well as destroyed arms shall be also compiled in the State Arms Register.

2. The State Arms Register shall be kept by an institution authorised by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania in accordance with the procedure established by the Government.

Article 9. Departmental Arms Registers and Accounting of Arms in the Civil Circulation

1. A departmental arms register shall be a set of data on arms possessed by an entity having a special status. Entities having a special status must keep their departmental arms registers. Such entities must, in a manner prescribed by the Government, furnish the data of departmental arms registers to the manager of the State Arms Register.

2. Arms which are in the civil circulation shall be registered, accounting of such arms, their owners and managers shall be kept by police institutions. Data on arms which are in the civil circulation, their owners and managers shall, in a manner prescribed by the Government, be furnished to the manager of the State Arms Register by an institution authorised by the Minister of the Interior.

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