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Czech Republic. 2014 ‘Public Display of Firearms and Ammunition.’ Act on Firearms and Ammunition, as amended; Part One, Title IX (Section 61), pp. 52-53. Prague: Parliament and Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. 1 July

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Section 61: Public Display of Firearms and Ammunition

(1) A firearm of categories A,1 B2 or C3 or ammunition for such a firearm may be publicly displayed only upon authorisation issued by a police unit with competence over the place of the event.

(2) An application for the public display of firearms and ammunition shall be filed by a display organiser one month prior to the event at the latest.

An application shall encompass
(a) the name and seat of the display organiser;
b) the accurate address of the display and its duration;
c) particulars of firearms or main parts of firearms, data identifying prohibited accessories to firearms or ammunition which are to be displayed;
d) the quantity of displayed firearms, the main parts of the firearms, prohibited accessories or ammunition and their holders; and
e) the way in which the firearms are to be displayed and how the firearms, main parts of the firearms, prohibited accessories or ammunition are to be protected against abuse, loss or theft.

(3) Prior to issuing authorisation for displaying firearms or ammunition the police unit referred to in paragraph 1 shall assess, in particular, conditions for protecting the displayed firearms, main parts of the firearms, prohibited accessories and ammunition against abuse, loss or theft. The police unit may stipulate in their decision on authorising a public display of firearms and ammunition further conditions in order to secure the displayed firearms and ammunition. The decision on authorising a public display of firearms and ammunition must be delivered to the display organiser ten working days prior commencement of the display at the latest. If such conditions are not satisfied the application shall be rejected. An appeal against a negative decision shall not have a suspensive effect.

(4) A display organiser who has been issued by the police unit under paragraph 1 authorisation to publicly display firearms shall be obliged 24 hours prior the commencement of the display, however, by 12:00 o'clock of the last working day prior to the commencement of the display at the latest, to report to the police unit pursuant to paragraph 1 the exact quantity and data enabling identification of the displayed firearms, main parts of the firearms, prohibited accessories or ammunition to be displayed.

(5) A display organiser shall be obliged, without undue delay, to report to the police unit pursuant to paragraph 1 any changes in the display of firearms and ammunition.

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