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Lithuania. 2002 ‘Export, Import and Transit of Arms or Ammunition.’ Republic of Lithuania Law on the Control of Arms and Ammunition No. IX-705; Chapter Six (Article 23). Vilnius: The Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January

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Article 23. Export, Import and Transit of Arms or Ammunition

2. Arms in Category A, ammunition, their parts shall be imported, exported, transported in transit in a manner prescribed by other legal acts. The Ministry of National Defence and the Weaponry Fund shall import arms in Categories B, C and D in a manner prescribed by other legal acts.

3. The undertaking which wishes to import, export arms in Categories B, C and D, ammunition, their parts (except short firearms in Categories B and C, the ammunition designated only for short firearms, their parts which may be imported only by the Weaponry Fund), must possess a licence. Such licence shall, in a manner prescribed by the Government, be issued by the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior. A licence to import, export firearms, ammunition, their parts shall grant to the undertaking the right to:
1) transport them in transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania and engage in trade in arms, ammunition, their parts;
2) export them to a Member State of the European Union or import from it.

4. The importer, exporter, economic entity of a foreign country (only for transporting in transit) who wishes to import, export or transport arms in Categories B, C and D, ammunition, their parts in transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania, must obtain a onetime permit for each consignment of arms, ammunition, their parts. Such permits shall, in a manner prescribed by the Government or an institution authorised by it, be issued by the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior, after consultation with the Weaponry Fund.

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