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Lithuania. 2002 ‘Departmental Weapons Registers and Accounting of Weapons in the Civil Circulation.’ Republic of Lithuania Law on Control of Weapons and Ammunition 2002 No. IX-705 (As last amended on 14 January 2010 - No. XI-646); Chapter 4 (Article 9). Vilnius: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January
Departmental Weapons Registers and Accounting of Weapons in the Civil Circulation
1. A departmental weapons register shall be a set of data on weapons possessed by an entity having a special status. Entities having a special status must keep their departmental weapons registers. Such entities must, in a manner prescribed by the Government, furnish the data of departmental weapons registers to the manager of the State Weapons Register.
2. Weapons which are in the civil circulation shall be registered, accounting of such weapons, their owners and managers shall be kept by police institutions. Data on weapons 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 Weapons Register by an institution authorised by the Minister of the Interior.
[According to Article 2 of the Law:
- 'Entities Having a Special Status' means: the Special Investigation Service, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of National Defence, statutory agencies of the interior, the Department of State Security, the Prosecutor General's Office, the Weaponry Fund of the Republic of Lithuania under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania (hereinafter referred to as the "Weaponry Fund"), the Prisons Department under the Ministry of Justice, the Riflemen's Union, their divisions and subordinate institutions, as well as the Customs of the Republic of Lithuania;
- 'Civil Circulation of Weapons or Ammunition' means: circulation of weapons or ammunition carried out by natural and legal persons except for the entities having a special status]