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Lithuania. 2002 ‘Duties of the Owner, Holder, User of Weapons, 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 7 (Article 30). Vilnius: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 15 January

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Duties of the Owner, Holder, User of Weapons, Ammunition

1. The owner, holder, user of weapons classified in categories A, B and C and their ammunition must:
1) carry short firearms in such a manner so as not to be seen by other persons. An officer of a state institution, wearing a uniform, or a person having a weapon for the purpose of professional activities, may carry a weapon in a holster and exposed;
2) have proper conditions for keeping weapons and ammunition, and observe the requirements set for holding weapons and ammunition;
3) provide access to the employees of supervisory state institutions to the places where weapons and ammunition are held and upon their request produce for inspection weapons, ammunition as well as a permit to carry or a permit to hold weapons and ammunition;
4) upon the request of law-enforcement officers produce weapons, ammunition and a permit to carry or a permit to hold weapons;
5) transport weapons to a different place (a place of keeping of weapons, a shooting range, etc.) unloaded, placed in a holster or in another appropriate container. A cartridge may not be placed in the barrel and a magazine must be taken out from the weapon;
6) immediately notify a police institution about a theft or loss of a permit to carry a weapon, ammunition or a permit to hold a weapon;
7) following the sale of the last weapon listed in a permit, return the permit to hold or the permit to carry a weapon to the police institution that has issued the permit;
8) apply to a territorial police institution regarding the extension of the period of validity of a permit to carry or a permit to hold a weapon prior to the expiration of the period of validity of such permit;
9) without delay deliver to a territorial police institution the weapon and ammunition after the expiration of the period of validity of a permit to carry or a permit to hold a weapon.

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