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Macedonia. 2005 ‘Article 12.’ Draft Law on Weapons; Section II (Article 12). Skopje: Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia. 8 February
It is considered that there is danger for the law and order according to article 9 paragraph 4 of this law if:
- the physical person is convicted for crime committed in first degree, that is pursued by regulations of duty;
- the physical person is convicted for violation against the law and order with elements of violence; and
- there are other circumstances that indicate that the weapon can be misused, and especially for: often and over regular consuming of alcohol or use of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; heavy violation of family relations or working relations; violation of regulations for hunting or sport discipline and similar.
If against the physical person there is ongoing procedure for crime act, i.e. for a violation from paragraph 1 item 1 and 2 of this article, and the person fulfills other conditions for issuing permission for purchasing weapon, the body in charge will stop the procedure for issuing the permission until a final decision is brought over the crime or violation procedure.
[According to the Republic of Macedonia's 2009 Report on the Implementation of the UN Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons, these draft provisions were adopted by the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia on 8 February 2005. The Law was amended three times in 2006, 2007, and 2008, and published in the Official Gazette RM 47/2006, 42/2007, and 86/2008]