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Lithuania. 2002 ‘Armourer's Duties.’ 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 7 (Article 29). Vilnius: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January

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Armourer's Duties

The armourer must:
1) ensure the necessary security of weapons and ammunition;
2) issue weapons and ammunition, keep accounting of weapons and ammunition, and fill in necessary documents;
3) hand out weapons and ammunition only to those persons who have produced all required documents;
4) refrain from handing weapons out to the persons who are manifestly under the influence of alcohol or intoxicated with narcotic, psychotrophic or other intoxicating substances;
5) expeditiously notify a police institution about theft or loss of weapons, ammunition, their components;
6) provide access to the officers of supervisory state institutions to the places where weapons and ammunition are manufactured, repaired and converted, sold, stored, hired out, or to the places where shooting galleries and firing ranges are operated, and to provide such officers with necessary assistance in their inspection.

[According to Article 2 of the Law, 'Armourer' means: a person, appointed by decision of the head of the administration of a legal person registered in the Republic of Lithuania, or any other person authorised by the said legal person, who is responsible for the transportation, receiving, holding, delivery and accounting of the weapons, ammunition of the legal person registered in the Republic of Lithuania or its branch]

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