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Czech Republic. 2014 ‘Police Shall Issue a Firearm Permit.’ Act on Firearms and Ammunition, as amended; Part One, Title IV (Section 18), pp. 11-12. Prague: Parliament and Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. 1 July

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Section 18

(1) The relevant police unit shall issue a firearm permit to a natural person who satisfies the below conditions. The natural person concerned should

a) reside in the Czech Republic;
b) have reached a required age (Section 19);
c) be legally capable;
d) be capable in terms of health (Section 20);
e) be professionally competent (Sections 21 and 21(a);
f) have no criminal record (Section 22); and
g) be reliable (Section 23).

(2) The relevant police unit shall dismiss an application for a firearm permit if the applicant does not satisfy some of the conditions referred to in paragraph 1.

(3) The relevant police unit may issue a decision dismissing an application for a firearm permit if the applicant is a foreign national who is not

a) a citizen of a Member State;
b) a citizen of a Member State of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation;
c) a family member of a person stipulated in letter (a) who has been issued a temporary residence permit or who is in possession of a permanent residence permit in the Czech Republic and who has had conferred on them the status of long-term resident of the European Community in the Czech Republic or a foreign national who has had conferred on them the same right in a Member State of the European Union and who has been issued a long-term residence permit in the Czech Republic;
d) a family member of a person stipulated in letter d) who has been issued a long-term residence permit in the Czech Republic; or
e) a person who has been awarded asylum in the Czech Republic even though such a foreign national satisfies all conditions referred to in paragraph 1. There is no appeal against such decision.

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