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Lithuania. 2002 ‘Engaging in Brokering Activities in the Sphere of Trade in Weapons, Ammunition, Their Components, Weapon Accessories.’ 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 25). Vilnius: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January

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Engaging in Brokering Activities in the Sphere of Trade in Weapons, Ammunition, Their Components, Weapon Accessories

6. The broker must:

1) ensure accounting, holding, and protection of weapons, ammunition, their components, weapon accessories;
2) before the 15th of January of each year submit to the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior a report on economic commercial activities related to brokering activities; the form of a report shall be established by the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior;
3) upon the change in the type of activities or other conditions indicated in the documents submitted when registering in the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior, inform the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior about this not later than within 10 working days;
4) upon the request of supervising state institutions, furnish information about the employees carrying out work related to acquisition, bringing into the country (import), bringing out of the country (export), holding, accounting, sale of weapons, ammunition, their components, weapon accessories, as well as their personal data;
5) create conditions for employees of supervising state institutions to check the activities related to brokering activities;
6) store, hold, sell weapons, ammunition, their components only in the premises which meet the requirements established by the Government or an institution authorised by it;
7) prior to recruiting a new employee whose work is directly related to acquisition, bringing into the country (import), bringing out of the country (export), sale of weapons, ammunition, their components, weapon accessories, submit to a territorial police institution the particulars 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;
8) preserve accounting records concerning weapons, ammunition, their components, weapon accessories, and other documents related to brokering activities at least 10 years of the last inscription therein, regardless of the fact whether a broker engages in brokering activities or not (following the termination of brokering activities, the accounting documents shall be transferred to the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior);
9) 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 territory of the Republic of Lithuania, unless they have been already marked in a prescribed manner;
10) when trading in weapons, ammunition, weapon accessories in the territory of the Republic of Lithuania, adhere to the requirements set out in paragraphs 2-4 of Article 24 of this Law;
11) when bringing into the territory of the Republic of Lithuania (importing) or bring out of the territory of the Republic of Lithuania (exporting) weapons, ammunition, their components, weapon accessories, adhere to the requirements set out in paragraphs 4-7 of Article 23 of this Law.

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