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Czech Republic. 2014 ‘Central Firearm Register.’ Act on Firearms and Ammunition, as amended; Part One, Title X (Section 73a), pp. 59-61. Prague: Parliament and Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. 1 July

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Section 73a: Central Firearm Register

(1) The Central Firearm Register is a non-public information system of public administration under the special legal regulation serving for performance of state administration and for other acts in the area of firearms and ammunition.

(2) The Central Firearm Register maintains the data in the scope of data maintained in the information systems specified in Section 71 (2) (a) through (i).

(3) The police are the manager of the Central Firearm Register.

(4) A firearm licence holder enters records, modifies or deletes records from the Central Firearm Register online. When doing so he/she uses secured individualised access to the websites of the Central Firearm Register application.

(5) The manager of the Central Firearm Register shall establish access to the Central Firearm Register for a firearm licence holder who carries out any of the activities referred to in Section 2 (2) (d) within two working days from the issue date of the firearm licence concerned; the manager of the Central Firearm Register shall establish access to the Central Firearm Register for a firearm licence holder who maintains records pursuant to Section 39a (1) upon his/her request…

(7) Using the prescribed electronic form a firearm licence holder shall be obliged to record in the Central Firearm Register each change relating to the condition of firearms, ammunition, black powder, smokeless powder, and primers. A firearm licence holder shall be obliged, after physically assuming the firearm, to record, without undue delay, any changes or any other facts leading to the change of conditions, however, not later than two days after any change occurred. A firearm licence holder shall be responsible for correctness of the data he/she records in the Central Firearm Register.

(8) Data shall be included in the Central Firearm Register

a) by a firearm licence holder as regards the data concerning firearms of categories A, B or C and ammunition for such firearms for which the firearm certificate has not been issued, and as regards the data concerning black powder, smokeless powder, and primers. The scope of data shall be as follows:
1. the data on acquisition, transfer, surrender or taking over of a firearm, ammunition, black powder, smokeless powder, or primers;
2. the reason for acquisition, transfer, surrender or taking over a firearm, ammunition, black powder, smokeless powder, or primers;
3. the data on a firearm, ammunition, black powder, smokeless powder, or primers;
4. personal data or data identifying a legal person from which a firearm, ammunition, black powder, smokeless powder, or primers have been acquired;
5. personal data or data identifying a legal person who has assumed possession of a firearm, ammunition, black powder, smokeless powder, or primers or to whom a firearm, ammunition, black powder, smokeless powder, or primers have been transferred, including authorisation;

b) the police; or
c) the Czech Proof House for Firearms and Ammunition.

(9) Within an indispensable scope and mainly for managing purposes and for meeting other assignments in accordance with this Act or the special legal regulation which stipulates so the police shall enable a constant online access to information from the Central Firearm Register to the following authorities, unless stated otherwise by the special legal regulation:

a) the Ministry;
b) the Police Presidium and relevant police units;
c) the Czech Proof House for Firearms and Ammunition;
d) an embassy or a consulate of the Czech Republic;
e) municipal offices of municipalities with an extended scope of power;
f) the General Inspectorate of Security Forces;
g) the Czech Mining Office and district mining offices in the scope indispensable for performing supervision under the special legal regulation…

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