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Estonia. 2002 ‘General Procedure for Conveyance of Firearms and Ammunition Within European Community.’ Weapons Act (Riigi Teataja I 2001, 65, 377) [with amendments to June 2004]; Section 62.1 (Chapter 8.1). Tallinn: Riigi Teataja (State Gazette). 31 March

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§ 62.1. General Procedure for Conveyance of Firearms and Ammunition Within European Community

(1) A European firearms pass which includes a permission of the competent authority of the state to travel from one Member State of the European Union into another with the firearms and the ammunition therefor specified in the firearms pass is the basis for the conveyance of firearms and ammunition within the territory of the European Community.

(2) In Estonia, a European firearms pass is issued to a natural person by the police prefecture of his or her residence on the basis of the application of the person if a weapons permit has been issued to the person pursuant to this Act. A European firearms pass shall be issued for the term of up to five years. The duration of a European firearms pass is limited by the duration of the weapons permit held by the owner of the weapon, and a European firearms pass becomes invalid upon revocation of the weapons permit held by the owner of the weapon.

(3) It is permitted to travel into another Member State with a firearm and the ammunition therefor which are specified in the European firearms pass if the persons holds a corresponding prior permit of the competent authority. In Estonia, the Police Board is deemed to be the competent authority…

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