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Lithuania. 2002 ‘General Requirements for Issuing Permits.’ 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 5 (Article 12). Vilnius: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January

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General Requirements for Issuing Permits

1. Police institutions shall issue permits to acquire weapons classified in Categories A, B and C to natural persons, legal persons registered in the Republic of Lithuania (except entities having a special status, state institutions of criminal expert examination).

2. Permits to acquire weapons classified in Categories A, B and C shall be issued to:
1) natural persons who have the right to acquire weapons of such categories;
2) legal persons, registered in the Republic of Lithuania, who have obtained the licenses specified in subparagraphs 1, 5 and 6 of paragraph 1 of Article 19 of this Law, and who have the right to acquire weapons classified in such Categories;
3) legal persons, registered in the Republic of Lithuania, who carry out professional activities and have the right to acquire weapons classified in such categories;

3. Upon the receipt of applications for the acquisition of weapons, police institutions shall carry out checks with the view of establishing whether the persons who apply for permits to acquire weapons are not subject to the restrictions established by this Law. Checks shall be carried out and decisions concerning the issuance of a permit made not later than within 45 days of the submitting of the application…

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