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Lithuania. 2002 ‘General Duties of Licence Holders.’ 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 6 (Article 21). Vilnius: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January

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General Duties of Licence Holders

1. A licence holder shall be responsible for meeting the requirements laid down in Chapter Six of this Law.

2. A licence holder must:
1) ensure accounting, holding, and protection of weapons, ammunition, their components;
2) every six months, but not later than by the fifth day of the first month of the next six-month period, submit to the licensing institution or an institution authorised by it a report of an established form on economic commercial activities related to weapons, ammunition, their components;
3) upon the change in the type of activities of the legal person registered in the Republic of Lithuania or other conditions indicated in the documents submitted for the issuance of a licence, inform the licensing institution about this not later than within 10 working days;
4) appoint an armourer;
5) upon the request of supervising institutions, furnish information about the employees carrying out work related to weapons and ammunition, as well as their personal data;
6) create conditions for employees of supervising state institutions to check the activities of a legal person registered in the Republic of Lithuania, related to the activities subject to licensing;
7) manufacture, store, hold, sell, repair, convert, use weapons and ammunition only in the premises which meet the requirements established by the Government or an institution authorised by it;
8) prior to hiring a new employee whose work is directly related to the activities subject to licensing as provided for in this Law, submit to a territorial police institution the personal data of such person (name, surname, personal number, place of residence) and the conclusions of a medical check-up, confirming that he is not ill with the diseases or does not have physical disabilities interfering with the proper use of a weapon, his name is not entered in the records of a health care institution because of alcoholism, drug addiction, is not under the supervision of a health care institution because of his mental disease or mental disorder;
9) preserve accounting records and other documents concerning weapons, ammunition, their components, weapon accessories at least 10 years of the last inscription therein, regardless of the fact whether a legal person registered in the Republic of Lithuania engages in the activities subject to licensing or not (upon the liquidation of a legal person registered in the Republic of Lithuania, the accounting documents shall be transferred to the licensing institution or an institution authorised by it);
10) in accordance with the procedure laid down by the Government or an institution authorised by it, mark firearms classified in Categories B and C, and single-shot long firearms with smooth-bore barrels classified in Category D, brought into the Republic of Lithuania, unless they have been already marked in a prescribed manner;
11) after having brought into the territory of the Republic of Lithuania or out of it the weapons, present not later than within 5 working days the data on the imported or exported weapons to the licensing institution.

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