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Finland. 1998 ‘Private Transfer Licence.’ Firearms Act (1/1998; amendments up to 804/2003 included); Chapter 6 (Section 81). Helsinki: Ministry of the Interior. 1 March

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Section 81: Private transfer licence

The police department for the applicant's municipality of residence, place of residence or registered office grants and revokes a licence for the transfer of a firearm, firearm component, cartridges and specially dangerous projectiles from Finland for a private purpose (private transfer licence). (601/2001)

The licence may be granted if, on the basis of a notification issued by the authorities in the country of destination, there are no obstacles to the transfer and if the transfer conditions are safe.

The private transfer licence document shall be carried when transferring the objects.

[NB: Unofficial translation, legally binding only in Finnish and Swedish. Ministry of the Interior, Finland]

ID: Q2021

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