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Lithuania. 2002 ‘Trade in Weapons and Ammunition.’ 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 24). Vilnius: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January

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Trade in Weapons and Ammunition

1. Only the Weaponry Fund shall have the right to trade in the Republic of Lithuania in short firearms in classified Categories B and C, ammunition for them, their parts, weapons classified in Category A, ammunition for them, their parts, and accessories for weapons classified in Category A. The Weaponry Fund and legal persons registered in the Republic of Lithuania, having the licence to trade in arms, ammunition, their parts and weapon accessories in the civil circulation, shall have the right to trade in other weapons classified in Categories B, C and D, ammunition for them, their parts, weapon accessories. A licence to trade in the civil circulation shall, in a manner prescribed by the Government, be issued by the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior.

2. Entities which trade in weapons and ammunition must:
1) have documents of weapons, weapon accessories, and ammunition offered for sale, which contain technical data;
2) demand from a buyer to produce a permit to acquire weapons classified in Categories B and C;
3) when a buyer acquires ammunition for weapons classified in Categories B and C, demand from him to produce a permit to carry, a permit to hold a weapon or a permit to acquire ammunition;
4) ensure accounting of weapons, weapon accessories and ammunition which are being acquired and sold, preserve acquisition and accounting documents;
5) record in a register of an established form the buyers of weapons of all categories, weapon accessories and ammunition (with the exception of weapons classified in Category D, gas aerosol devices), powder, primers and cases with primers;
6) submit to a territorial police institution once in every six months information about all weapons, weapon accessories and ammunition sold to natural and legal persons, except the entities having a special status, in accordance to the form set by the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior;
7) inform a police institution which has issued a permit to carry or to hold a weapon, about a weapon accepted to be sold on commission, and about such sale;
8) in a manner prescribed by the Government or an institution authorised by it, submit to the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior for the collection of cases and bullets the cases and bullets fired from short firearms with rifled barrels classified in Categories B and C which are being sold.

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