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Text consolidated by Valsts valodas centrs (State Language Centre) with amending regulations of:

21 January 2014 [shall come into force from 24 January 2014].

If a whole or part of a paragraph has been amended, the date of the amending regulation appears in square brackets at the end of the paragraph. If a whole paragraph or sub-paragraph has been deleted, the date of the deletion appears in square brackets beside the deleted paragraph or sub-paragraph.


Republic of Latvia

Cabinet
Regulation No. 928

Adopted 6 December 2011

Regulations Regarding the Commercial Handling of Weapons, Ammunition and Special Means and Procedures for the Marking of Weapons and Ammunition

Issued pursuant to
Section 44, Paragraphs three and ten,
Section 46, Paragraph three
and Section 48, Paragraph four
of the Law On the Handling of Weapons and Special Means

[21 January 2014]

1. General Provisions

1. This Regulation prescribes:

1.1. the procedures by which merchants shall manufacture, acquire, register, possess, transport, convey, import, export and sell weapons, ammunition and special means, parts of firearms and parts of firearm ammunition, display weapons, ammunition and special means in exhibitions, as well as repair weapons and special means.

1.2. the procedures for the marking of firearms, essential components thereof and ammunition, high energy pneumatic weapons and gas pistols (revolvers);

1.3. types of repair of firearms, due to which the traces on the shot bullets and shells are changed;

1.4. the procedures by which a merchant shall provide information to the Information Centre of the Ministry of the Interior.

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2. A merchant manufactures (produces), repairs, acquires, possesses, transports, conveys, imports, exports, displays in exhibitions and sells the weapons, ammunition and special means of the type and category specified in the special authorisation (licence). With weapons, ammunition and special means a merchant shall carry out only such commercial activities that comply with the relevant special authorisation (licence).

3. In compliance with the category of weapons and the type of weapons and ammunition indicated in the special authorisation (licence), a merchant shall acquire (import) only the parts intended for them.

4. A merchant shall ensure that at the place indicated in the special authorisation (licence) where the commercial activities are carried out, during the merchant's working hours, access and the conducting of inspection is possible for the officials of State authorities entitled to perform the control of commercial activities. The merchant shall be held liable for infringements of commercial activities committed by the merchant's employee.

5. A merchant shall ensure that only officials of the company management institutions (the members of a partnership entitled to represent it, and the members of the board of directors and of the council of a capital company) (hereinafter - merchant's officials) and participants of the merchant (except for shareholders and partnership members) shall have access to weapons, ammunition and special means, firearm parts and firearm ammunition parts, and that work with these items is carried out only by those employees who in accordance with their work duties have access to weapons, ammunition, parts thereof or special means (hereinafter - employees), whereof it has been notified, upon receipt of the relevant special authorisation (licence) or during the validity of the special authorisation (licence), and whereof the opinion of the State Police has been received that the restrictions laid down in the Law On the Handling of Weapons and Special Means are not applicable to them.

6. The economic activity specified in the special authorisation (licence) shall be carried out by the merchant with non-charged weapons in compliance with safety rules and ensuring such conditions for handling that the weapons, ammunition, parts thereof and special means are not placed at the disposal of unauthorised persons.

7. Officials of the merchant shall exercise control on how the employees comply with the regulations for the handling of weapons, ammunition, parts thereof and special means.

8. If the activities of a merchant are suspended or terminated, the merchant shall, within three working days:

8.1. notify the State Police unit thereof in writing, in the territory of operation of which the place of commercial activity is located, and deliver the recording journal of weapons and the recording journal of ammunition;

8.2. ensure the retention of the remaining goods and source documents, the register of source documents, the authorisations for the acquisition and sale of weapons and retention of the import, export and transit operations documents for goods.

2. Acquisition, Registration, Possession, Transportation, Conveyance, Import, Export, Display in Exhibitions and Sale of Weapons, Ammunition and Special Means

2.1. Acquisition and Registration of Weapons, Ammunition and Special Means

9. A merchant who has obtained a special authorisation (licence) for the sale of weapons, ammunition and special means, shall acquire weapons, ammunition thereof, sets of exchangeable barrels and breech of firearms, exchangeable barrels of firearms, sub-calibre tube barrels and adapters provided for the change of caliber (hereinafter - exchangeable barrels of firearms) and special means according to the type and category specified by a special authorisation (licence) for further sale from:

9.1. merchants to whom a special authorisation (licence) has been issued, which gives the right to sell weapons, ammunition or special means of certain type and category;

9.2. merchants abroad, which have the right to sell the relevant category weapons, ammunition and parts thereof, as well as special means;

9.3. legal persons and natural persons, whereto the State Police unit has issued an authorisation for the sale of weapons;

9.4. State and local government institutions to which the right to acquire, possess and use firearms in the activities thereof has been conferred in accordance with the law.

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10. A merchant, when carrying out commercial activities specified in the special authorisation (licence), is required:

10.1. when importing firearms, exchangeable barrels thereof, cartridges, or high energy pneumatic weapons from a foreign merchant, or when acquiring thereof from a merchant who has obtained a special authorisation (licence) for the sale of weapons and ammunition of the relevant type and category, to draw up a source document, where in addition it shall indicate the category, mark (system), model, calibre, series and number (mark, calibre, series and number of the exchangeable barrel of firearm), as well as the quantity and calibre of cartridges;

10.2. when acquiring a firearm, exchangeable barrel thereof or a high energy pneumatic weapon from a natural person, to record the requested information in the authorisation (in two parts) for the sale of weapon and to approve the authorisation with the seal of merchant (the first part of the authorisation is kept with the merchant, but the other shall be issued to a natural person);

10.3. when acquiring a firearm, exchangeable barrel thereof, or a high energy pneumatic weapon from a legal person, to record in the authorisation for the sale of weapon the information requested (the merchant keeps the authorisation);

10.4. when importing the weapons, ammunition or special means referred-to in the lists of goods of strategic significance, in addition to the referred-to in Sub-paragraph 10.1 of this Regulation to obtain the documents laid down in the laws and regulations governing the circulation of goods of strategic significance;

10.5. when receiving firearms, exchangeable barrels thereof, cartridges and high energy pneumatic weapons for the sale from the State Police unit, having seized the same in the cases laid down in laws and regulations, to make an entry in the second copy of the State Police unit covering letter (in two copies) of the receipt thereof (the merchant keeps the first copy of the covering letter);

10.6. when acquiring or receiving a weapon, parts, ammunition thereof or special means for sale from State and local government institutions to which the right to acquire, possess and use firearms in the activities thereof has been conferred in accordance with the law, to make an entry in the second copy of the covering letter (in two copies) of the relevant institution regarding the acquisition and receipt thereof (the merchant keeps the first copy of the letter);

10.7. when acquiring gas pistols (revolvers), low energy pneumatic weapons and ammunition thereof, non-firearm weapons and special means, to draw up a source document.

11. When acquiring (importing) weapons, ammunition, parts thereof or special means according to orders from State or local government institutions that in accordance with the Law On the Handling of Weapons and Special Means have the right to purchase certain type and category weapons, ammunition and special means, a merchant shall acquire only the weapons, ammunition, parts thereof and special means of such type and category, and in such amount as specified by the commissioning party of the goods.

12. A merchant shall acquire a firearm equipped with a muffler of shooting noise (silencer), or only a muffler of shooting noise (silencer) only according to an order by a legal person, if it has presented an authorisation for keeping wild animal species in enclosed areas present in the property or possession thereof, and the authorisation for the acquisition of such a weapon.

13. All the acquired firearms, exchangeable barrels thereof, high energy pneumatic weapons and gas pistols (revolvers) within 24 hours after their acquisition or import into Latvia shall be recorded by a merchant in the merchant's recording journal of weapons (Annex 1), but the cartridges and parts thereof - in the merchant's recording journal of ammunition (Annex 2). The gas pistols (revolvers) and the cartridges thereof shall be registered in separate recording journals.

14. Recording journals of weapons and the recording journal of ammunition shall have numbered pages and it shall be bound through with a string. The journal cover page shall bear the approval inscription, and it shall be confirmed by the merchant and the competent official of that State Police unit in the territory of operation whereof the sales point of weapons and the weapons and ammunition depository of the merchant is located. The merchant's recording journal of weapons and the merchant's recording journal of ammunition shall be present at each sales point and goods depository (warehouse).

15. A merchant within the time period laid down in the Law On the Handling of Weapons and Special Means after acquisition of a firearm, an exchangeable barrel thereof, a high energy pneumatic weapon or a gas pistol (revolver), or if the weapon is imported, after bringing thereof into Latvia shall provide the following information to the Information Centre of the Ministry of the Interior:

15.1. the date when the weapon (exchangeable barrel of a firearm) has been acquired or imported into Latvia, and the country in which the weapon has been acquired;

15.2. information regarding the legal person from which the item has been acquired:

15.2.1. the firm name, unified registration number, legal address;

15.2.2. the number of the merchant's special authorisation (licence) or the number of authorisation for sale of the weapon and the date of issue;

15.2.3. the number and the date of the source document;

15.3. information regarding the natural person from which the item was purchased:

15.3.1. given name, surname and personal identity number (date of birth, if a personal identity number has not been assigned);

15.3.2. the number and the date of issue of the authorisation for the sale of the weapon;

15.4. the address of weapons depository of the merchant, where the acquired weapon is stored;

15.5. the number and category of the acquired weapons;

15.6. the mark (system) and the model of the weapon in Roman alphabet transliteration or in the original form of another language (in accordance with the indication on the weapon);

15.7. the series and the number of the weapon (exchangeable barrel of a firearm) in Roman alphabet transliteration or in the original form of another language (in accordance with the indication on the weapon);

15.8. calibre of the weapon (exchangeable barrel of a firearm) (by using designations used in the manufacturing country);

15.9. the manufacturing country.

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16. A merchant within five working days after the import of the rifled firearm or exchangeable barrel thereof shall submit the firearm (exchangeable barrel of a firearm with the firearm intended for it) and the ammunition intended for it (three cartridges) to the State Police Forensic Department to perform control shots.

2.2. Possession of Firearms, Cartridges, Parts thereof and High Energy Pneumatic Weapons

17. The merchant having obtained special authorisation (licence) for the retail sale of firearms, ammunition thereof and high energy pneumatic weapons, shall possess and sell firearms, exchangeable barrels thereof, cartridges, the components thereof and high energy pneumatic weapons in the specially arranged permanent sales point, the address of which is indicated in the special authorisation (licence) (hereinafter referred to as the weapons shop).

18. The weapons shop shall have a sales room and depository.

19. The depository shall comply with the following conditions:

19.1. the depository shall be located in the same building as the sales room of the shop, with no windows, isolated from other rooms and the sales room of the shop;

19.2. strength of external walls of the depository shall be equivalent to the strength of such external brick walls the thickness of which is at least 510 mm, the roof strength shall be equivalent to the strength of prefabricated reinforced concrete coverings, the floor strength shall be equivalent to the strength of the concrete floors the thickness of which is at least 200 mm, the strength of the inner walls that separate the depository from other premises shall be equivalent to the strength of the brick walls the thickness of which is at least 380 mm, or the depository shall be separated from the sales room and other premises of the shop according to the fire safety requirements applicable to the structures of fire resistance level U1a;

19.3. if any of the building structures of the depository (wall, ceiling, floor) do not comply with the requirements referred to in Sub-paragraph 19.2 of this Regulation, it shall be secured from the interior of the room with a welded steel grid across the entire area;

19.4. the depository shall be equipped with a double door and anti-breaking locks. The outer door shall be made from metal framework with a covering of metal sheets that a thickness of which is at least 2.5 mm. Total door thickness shall be at least 40 mm. At least two internal locks shall be mounted in the outer door (including one with spidery locking bolts). The internal door shall be made from steel grids. The inner door shall be locked with at least one inner lock;

19.5. the strengthening grid of the door and building structures other than major structures shall be made from steel rods (diameter 16 mm). The rods shall be welded in each point of intersection, creating square sockets the size of which does not exceed 150 x 150 mm. The frames of grid doors shall be made of 45 x 45 mm angle iron and the thickness thereof shall not be less than 5 mm. The door blocks and the additional reinforcement grids of non-major walls shall be mounted with rods 12-16 mm in diameter that are driven into the wall 80 to 100 mm deep at 700 mm intervals. The construction of door blocks and grids shall be welded to such rods (in at least eight points each);

19.6. if the diameter of a ventilation hatch exceeds 100 mm and the engineering gaps exceed 200 mm, a steel grid with a square socket the size of which does not exceed 100 x 100 mm shall be installed;

19.7. a weapons depository shall be equipped with a fire detection and alarm system and security alarm system, and these shall be connected with the central security control panel of the security guard merchant by using two alarm signal transmission channels - a radio channel and a telephone channel;

19.8. the technical system of the depository alarm shall use at least two types of sensors with different operational principles:

19.8.1. contact sensors that react to opening and with which doors, safes and metal lockers for weapons and ammunition are equipped;

19.8.2. vibration sensors that react to breaking, and with which non-major constructions of the premises are equipped;

19.8.3. infrared light and microwave sensors to control movement in a room;

19.9. the technical system of the alarm shall be ensured with electric power supply back-up sources by using electric storage batteries. Emergency or separate groups of stand-by lighting shall be used for the electric power supply of alarm devices. Cable covers or assembled metal tubes shall protect the leads of such devices outside the weapons depository premises up to an electrical cabinet.

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20. A sales room of the weapons shop shall comply with fire safety requirements and shall be equipped with fire detection and alarm systems, as well as with the security alarm system and alarm button located at a salesperson's workplace or at a salesperson, and these shall be connected with the central security control panel of the security guard merchant.

21. A sales room of the weapons shop shall be equipped with double doors and anti-breaking locks, windows shall be covered with special anti-impact film. The windows and doors shall be equipped with a security alarm system that reacts to opening.

22. A sales room of the weapons shop shall be equipped with specific stands (shelves or counters), where the merchant during the shop working hours is allowed to place one sample of firearms of each category and mark (system) and model, exchangeable barrel thereof and high energy pneumatic weapon, as well as ammunition samples. It is prohibited to place the weapons and ammunition, as well as special means that have been acquired according to the orders of the State or the local government institutions and not classified for hunting, sport or self-defence usage type or equipped with mufflers of shooting noise (silencers), and separate mufflers of shooting noise (silencers) in a sales room of the shop.

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23. Trade stand (shelve) shall be located behind the salesperson's working place, which is separated from customers. The weapons placed in the shelve shall be connected to the shelf, or the weapons and ammunition on the shelf shall be locked behind glass coated with a special anti-impact film or otherwise assured against breakage, preventing weapons from getting into the hands of an unauthorised person.

24. The trade stand counter surface shall be secured to the stand. Its strength shall be equivalent to 30 mm thick wooden surface. A glass shall be fixed thereto, the thickness of which is at least 10 mm and which is coated with a special anti-impact film or otherwise assured against breakage, preventing weapons from getting into the hands of unauthorised persons. The counter surface with a windscreen shall be separated in the way such as one glass size does not exceed 1000 × 1000 mm. The glass shall be fastened to the counter surface so that the counter surface is covering the entire perimeter of the edges of the glass at least in the width of 10 mm. The drawers or the shelves, which are designed for the placement of weapons and locked with keys, shall be fitted under the glass part of the counter.

25. Firearms, exchangeable barrels thereof, cartridges and high energy pneumatic weapons shall be stored in the shop depository. During the trade at least one of the depository double doors shall be locked.

26. In the depository firearms, exchangeable barrels thereof and high energy pneumatic weapons shall be stored unloaded in locked safes or metal cabinets, the wall thickness of which is at least 2.5 mm, and the long-barrel firearms or long-barrel high energy pneumatic weapons - in industrial packaging, ensuring that they do not get into the hands of an unauthorised person.

27. Firearms, the exchangeable barrels thereof, cartridges and high energy pneumatic weapons shall be withdrawn from the sales room and placed in the weapons depository after the end of the working hours of the weapons shop.

28. In the weapons shop also other types of weapons, ammunition thereof and special means that are indicated in the special authorisation (licence) can be stored and sold. In a part of the shop, separately from the weapons and ammunition trade stand, also hunting and angling tackle and other types of industrial goods (with the exception of oxidising, extremely flammable and inflammable substances and materials) can be sold.

29. In the depository of the weapons shop, not more than 30 kilograms of gunpowder shall be stored. Gunpowder shall be stored in industrial packaging and placed on shelves in such a way as to reduce the possibility of explosion, ensuring that it does not get into the hands of an unauthorised person. Industrial packagings of gunpowder provided for retail sale, but not more than three kilograms of gunpowder, may be placed in a sales room of the weapons shop in accordance with the procedures referred to in Paragraphs 22, 23 and 24 of this Regulation.

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30. A merchant who has received a special authorisation (licence) for the wholesale trade of firearms, ammunition thereof and high energy pneumatic weapons, shall store and sell firearms, exchangeable barrels thereof, cartridges, the parts thereof and high energy pneumatic weapons in a specially arranged warehouse, the address of which is indicated in the special authorisation (licence) (hereinafter - warehouse).

31. The warehouse shall be equipped with a depository and a separate room for the issue of goods (hereinafter - a sales room of the warehouse).

32. A sales room of the warehouse shall be located in the same building as the depository, which complies with the requirements referred to in Paragraph 19 of this Regulation.

33. A sales room of the warehouse shall comply with fire safety requirements and shall be equipped with fire detection and alarm systems, as well as with a security alarm system and alarm button located at a salesperson's workplace or at a salesperson, and these shall be connected with the central security control panel of the security guard merchant.

34. A sales room of the warehouse shall be equipped with a double door and anti-breaking locks, windows shall be covered with a special anti-impact film. The windows and doors shall be equipped with a security alarm system that reacts to opening.

35. A sales room of the warehouse shall be equipped with a counter separating the deliverer and recipient of goods. In the sales room weapons, ammunition, the parts thereof and special means shall be brought in only for the time of acceptance and delivery of goods.

36. Weapons, ammunition, the components thereof and special means shall be stored in the warehouse depository in accordance with the procedures referred to in Paragraph 26 of this Regulation. Also industrial goods of another kind (except oxidising, extremely flammable or highly flammable substances and materials) may be stored in a part of the warehouse depository separately from weapons, ammunition, components thereof and special means.

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37. A merchant may store more than 30 kilograms of gunpowder in a warehouse depository, if the warehouse conforms to the following additional conditions:

37.1. the warehouse is dry and well-ventilated, its floor and walls are even and appropriate for wet cleaning;

37.2. the warehouse floor covering has spark barrier, and the warehouse has protection from lightning;

37.3. the warehouse is located at a safe distance from residential houses, public buildings and structures, fire-hazardous and explosive objects, as well as forests (hereinafter - objects of protection) and main State motorways.

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37.1 Gunpowder shall be stored in a warehouse depository in such amount as not to exceed the safe distances from the objects of protection, and the warehouse shall be located not closer than 40 m from the main State motorways.

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37.2 The safe distance to the objects of protection (R) shall be calculated, using the following formula:

, where

Q - the quantity of gunpowder in the warehouse (kg).

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37.3 If gunpowder is stored in a warehouse depository together with fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles, the safe distance shall be calculated, taking into account to the total propellant mass quantity of gunpowder and fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles.

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37.4 Gunpowder shall be stored in a warehouse depository in industrial packaging and placed on shelves in such a way as to reduce the possibility of explosion, ensuring that it does not get into the hands of an unauthorised person.

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37.5 Regardless of the area in the warehouse where gunpowder is stored, there shall be at least two portable fire extinguishers, the minimum capacity of which is six kilograms, and one portable fire extinguisher, the minimum capacity of which is 20 kg.

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37.6 Water vapour, oil or air-source heating shall be used for heating of the warehouse. The heating surfaces used shall be easy to clean, the temperature of external surface shall not exceed 60°C.

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2.3. Possession of Low Energy Pneumatic Weapons, Gas Pistols (Revolvers), Ammunition thereof, Non-Firearm Weapons and Special Means

38. Low energy pneumatic weapons, gas pistols (revolvers) provided for self-defence and the ammunition of such weapons, non-firearm weapons and special means shall be stored in a specially arranged permanent sales point, the address of which is indicated in the special authorisation (licence) (hereinafter - shop).

39. A shop shall comply with the requirements of fire safety regulations and shall be equipped with a fire detection and alarm system, as well as with a security alarm system and alarm button located at a salesperson's workplace or at a salesperson, and these shall be connected with the central security control panel of the security guard merchant.

40. A shop shall be equipped with a counter separating a deliverer and recipient of goods, and trade stands (shelves or counters), where samples of low energy pneumatic weapons, gas pistols (revolvers) intended for self-defence and the ammunition of such weapons, non-firearm weapons and special means shall be placed.

41. A trade stand (shelve) shall be located behind the salesperson's workplace, which is separated from the customers. The trade stand counter surface shall be secured to the stand. Its strength shall be equivalent to 30 mm thick wooden surface. A glass shall be fixed thereto, the thickness of which is at least 10 mm and which is coated with a special anti-impact film or otherwise assured against breakage. Low energy pneumatic weapons, gas pistols (revolvers) provided for self-defence and ammunition of such weapons, non-firearm weapons and special means shall be located in the trade stand (shelve or counter) so as to prevent their getting into the hands of an unauthorised person.

42. In the shop gas pistols (revolvers), cartridges thereof and low energy pneumatic weapons that are not secured or locked in the trade stand (shelf or counter) shall be stored in a safe or metal cabinet, the wall thickness of which shall be at least 2.5 mm.

2.4. Transportation, Conveyance and Display in Exhibitions of Weapons, Ammunition and Special Means

43. When transporting or conveying weapons, ammunition and special means, as well as the parts of firearms and the parts of cartridges, a merchant shall ensure that they do not get into the hands of unauthorised persons.

44. The firearms, essential components, cartridges of firearms, pneumatic weapons and gas pistols (revolvers) shall be transported and conveyed packed. During transportation and conveyance the weapons shall be unloaded.

45. In the cases laid down in the Law On the Handling of Weapons and Special Means the merchant shall ensure the presence of such armed employee for the transportation of firearms, ammunition and high energy pneumatic weapons in the territory of Latvia, who has received a security guard certificate, or use armed security employees of the security guard merchant.

46. Gunpowder shall be transported by the merchant in accordance with the laws and regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods.

47. When transporting or conveying firearms, essential components thereof, cartridges and high energy pneumatic weapons, the weapon category, mark (system), model, calibre, series and number (mark, series and number of the firearm essential components, as well as the calibre of the firearm exchangeable barrel), quantity and calibre of cartridges shall be indicated in accompanying documents thereof.

48. If the merchant has transported a firearm, the essential components thereof or high energy pneumatic weapon for storage from one depository to another, within three working days after the transportation, he or she shall notify the Information Centre of the Ministry of the Interior, indicating the address of the depository of weapons and the category, mark (system), model, calibre, series and number of the weapon (name, mark, series and number of the firearm essential component, as well as the calibre of the exchangeable barrel of the firearm).

49. A merchant shall record firearms, essential components thereof and high energy pneumatic weapons within 24 hours after their transportation from one weapons depository to another in the merchant's recording journal of weapons, but cartridges and parts thereof in the merchant's recording journal of ammunition.

50. A merchant shall display in exhibitions the weapons, parts, ammunition thereof and special means received for display in exhibitions from a foreign manufacturer of weapons or a merchant engaged in the trade of weapons.

51. A merchant shall drawn up a plan of security measures at an exhibition for display in exhibitions the weapons, parts, ammunition thereof and special means.

52. It is allowed to display in an exhibition the firearm, essential component thereof and high energy pneumatic weapon, as well as cartridges, for a determined (exhibition) time. During the exhibition time, the weapons suitable for shooting shall be unloaded and located separately from the ammunition. If it is technically possible, a merchant shall ensure that a shot cannot be made from the weapon through unauthorized loading.

53. During the exhibition and before the placement of weapons and ammunition in the weapons shop or the warehouse depository, a merchant shall ensure the armed guarding of the weapons and ammunition in order that an unauthorised person could not load the weapon and make a shot.

54. A firearm, exchangeable barrel thereof, cartridges and high energy pneumatic weapon shall be placed for visitors at tha place of the exhibition, by locking a weapon with a stand (shelf) or placing it behind a lockable glass, which is glued over with a special protective film, or made of a material that ensures sufficient protection against breaking thereof, or using other means ensuring that the weapons and the ammunition are not stolen.

55. After displaying the firearms, the essential components thereof, high energy pneumatic weapons and cartridges shall be transported to the weapons shop or warehouse depository specified in the special authorisation (licence).

2.5. Import, Export and Sale of Weapons, Ammunition and Special Means

56. The merchant shall import, export and convey in transit weapons, the parts thereof, ammunition or the parts thereof and special means included in the lists of goods of strategic significance in conformity with the information indicated in the licence for goods of strategic significance and the licence request declaration.

57. When performing import, export or transit of weapons, ammunition, the parts thereof or ammunition, a merchant, if necessary, shall place an item in the customs warehouse the holder of which has received an authorisation of the State Revenue Service Customs Administration for the storage of weapons, ammunition or special means.

58. A merchant shall import and sell only the type and category of weapons, ammunition, the parts thereof and special means specified in the special authorisation (licence).

59. A merchant shall import and sell firearm, exchangeable barrel thereof, cartridges, and high energy pneumatic weapon:

59.1. to a natural person or legal person, to which the State Police unit has issued an authorisation for the acquisition of weapons;

59.2. to merchants to which the special authorisation (licence) for the sale of the relevant weapons and ammunition has been issued;

59.3. State and local government institutions to which the right to acquire, possess and use firearms in the activities thereof has been conferred in accordance with the law.

60. Ammunition appropriate for firearms and high energy pneumatic weapon shall be sold to a person who has received authorisation for the acquisition, possession or carrying of the relevant weapon.

61. Cartridge parts shall be sold to a person who has obtained the authorisation for possession of a firearm registered for hunting or sports use.

62. Weapons, ammunition and special means that have been acquired according to an order by State or local government institutions and are not classified for hunting, sport or self-defence use type or are equipped with a muffler of shooting noise (silencer), and separate mufflers of shooting noise (silencers) shall be sold only in wholesale to a commissioning party thereof.

63. A merchant shall sell self-defence gas pistols (revolvers) and cartridges thereof, low energy pneumatic weapons and ammunition thereof, non-firearm weapons and special means only to those natural persons who have reached the age laid down in the Law On the Handling of Weapons and Special Means. A merchant shall verify the age of the purchaser according to the personal identification document.

64. A merchant shall exported and sold weapons, ammunition, parts thereof and special means to foreign legal persons which are entitled to acquire the relevant weapons, ammunition, the parts thereof and special means.

65. A merchant, when selling a firearm, exchangeable barrel thereof, cartridges, the parts thereof or high energy pneumatic weapon has the following obligations:

65.1. to verify the validity period of the authorisation for the acquisition of a weapon and to compare the data of the person identified in the authorisation with the personal identification document data of the purchaser;

65.2. to sell to the specific person only the firearm, the exchangeable barrel thereof or the high energy pneumatic weapon of such category and usage type as indicated in the authorisation for the acquisition of a weapon, and in such quantities as referred-to in the authorisation;

65.3. to sell to the specific person only cartridges of such type as provided for the weapon indicated in the authorisation for the acquisition, possession and carrying of the weapon;

65.4. to sell to the specific person only such type of hunting or sports firearm cartridge parts as provided for the registered firearm of hunting or sport use indicated in the weapon possession authorisation.

66. In a weapons shop a weapon or the ammunition shall be displayed (given to hand) only to a person who presents the authorisation for the acquisition, possession or carrying of a weapon and personal identification document. The weapon and the ammunition provided for it shall not be given at the same time. An employee shall ensure that the person does not perform the unauthorized loading of the weapon and does not make a shot.

67. If data of the natural person (legal representative, responsible person of a legal person or individual merchant) specified in the authorisation for the acquisition of a weapon do not match the data of the personal identification document, the merchant shall suspen the authorisation and notify the State Police unit thereof, which has issued the authorisation.

68. If the authorisation for the acquisition, possession or carrying of a weapon gives rise to suspicions regarding the legality of its issue, the merchant shall immediately notify the State Police unit thereof, which is indicated in the authorisation. The firearm, exchangeable barrel thereof, cartridges, the parts thereof or high energy pneumatic weapon shall be sold after receipt of the confirmation from the State Police unit regarding the legality of issuing the authorisation.

69. If a shooting gallery has been arranged in the building where the weapons shop is located, a merchant may allow a person who has received the authorisation for the acquisition, possession or carrying of a weapon, to take test shots in the shooting gallery in accordance with the procedures laid down in laws and regulations.

70. When importing and selling weapons, cartridges or special means according to orders of State and local government institutions, to which the right to acquire, possess and use firearms in their activities has been granted in accordance with the law, a merchant shall deliver the goods to the head of the State or local government institution which has commissioned the goods or its authorised person specified as a responsible person in the letter by the relevant institution.

71. When a merchant sells a firearm, exchangeable barrel thereof, cartridges or high energy pneumatic weapon to the legal person governed by the private law and State or local government institution, he or she shall draw up a source document in accordance with the procedures referred to in Sub-paragraph 10.1 of this Regulation, and shall issue the same to the purchaser together with the statement of control shots made from the rifled firearm (the authorisation for the acquisition of a weapon shall be kept by the merchant).

72. When a merchant sells a firearm, exchangeable barrel thereof, cartridges or high energy pneumatic weapon to a natural person, he or she shall record the necessary information in the authorisation for the acquisition of a weapon (two parts), confirm thereof with a seal and issue the second part of the authorisation to the purchaser together with the statement of control shots made from the rifled firearm (the first part of the authorisation shall be kept by the merchant).

73. When a merchant sells a firearm, exchangeable barrel thereof, cartridges, its components, high energy pneumatic weapon, gas pistol (revolver) and its cartridges, as well as muffler of shooting noise (silencer), he or she shall record (enter) the requested information thereon in the merchant's recording journal of weapons and the merchant's recording journal of ammunition. Upon receipt of the referred-to goods, the purchaser shall confirm the receipt thereof with a signature in the relevant journal.

[21 January 2014]

74. When selling gunpowder to a natural person, it shall not be sold more than three kilograms at the one time. Gunpowder shall be sold in the industrial packaging intended for retail sale.

75. A merchant shall sell firearms, exchangeable barrels thereof, high energy pneumatic weapons and ammunition received for sale from the State Police unit, in agreement of the price with the owner of the weapon (if any), and after the sale the relevant funds shall be disbursed to the person whose weapon, exchangeable barrel of firearm or ammunition has been sold.

76. A merchant within the time period laid down in the Law On the Handling of Weapons and Special Means after sale of a firearm, exchangeable barrel thereof, high energy pneumatic weapon or gas pistol (revolver) shall provide the following information to the Information Centre of the Ministry of the Interior:

76.1. the date of sale of the weapon (exchangeable barrel of the firearm);

76.2. information regarding a legal person to which the item has been sold;

76.2.1. the firm name, unified registration number, legal address;

76.2.2. the number of the merchant's special authorisation (licence) or the number of authorisation for acquisition of a weapon, and the date of issue;

76.2.3. the number and the date of the source document;

76.3. information regarding a natural person to whom the item has been sold:

76.3.1. given name, surname and personal identity number or date of birth, if a personal identity number has not been assigned;

76.3.2. the number and the date of issue of the authorisation for the acquisition of a weapon;

76.4. category of the weapon sold;

76.5. the mark (system) and the model of the weapon in Roman alphabet transliteration or in the original form of another language (in accordance with the indication on the weapon);

76.6. the series and the number of the weapon (exchangeable barrel of a firearm) in Roman alphabet transliteration or in the original form of another language (in accordance with the indication on the weapon);

76.7. calibre of the weapon (exchangeable barrel of a firearm) (by using designations used in the manufacturing country).

[21 January 2014]

77. A merchant shall keep record of:

77.1. source documents;

77.2. register of source documents;

77.3. the authorisations for the acquisition and sale of weapons;

77.4. import, export and transit business documents for the goods;

77.5. the merchant's recording journal of weapons and the merchant's recording journal of ammunition.

78. Once in a quarter a merchant shall submit to the State Police unit, in the territory of operation of which the weapons shop and the warehouse is located, a report regarding all the firearms, exchangeable barrels thereof and high energy pneumatic weapons in the possession of the merchant and sold during the reporting period. The report shall indicate the category, mark (system), model, calibre, series, number and depository address for each weapon.

3. Production (Manufacturing) of Weapons, Ammunition and Special Means

79. Weapons, ammunition and special means shall be produced (manufactured) by a merchant which has obtained a special authorisation (licence) for the production of weapons, ammunition and special means of the relevant type and category.

80. The parts of firearms and the parts of cartridges (excluding gunpowder) shall be produced by a merchant, which has obtained a special authorisation (licence) for the production of firearms, ammunitions thereof and high-energy pneumatic weapons.

81. A merchant shall produce weapons, ammunition, special means, as well as the parts of firearms and the parts of cartridges in specially arranged premises, the address of which shall be indicated in the special authorisation (licence) (hereinafter - production premises).

82. Production premises for the production of cartridges shall be fitted in accordance with the regulatory enactments regarding procedures for industrial accident risk assessment and risk reduction measures. The production premises intended for the production of cartridges shall be designed, constructed, built, supervised and maintained in the appropriate technical condition in order to withstand the impact of possible explosion factors.

83. A merchant shall store produced firearms, high energy pneumatic weapons, cartridges and produced or acquired for the production essential components of firearms in a warehouse that conforms to the requirements referred to in Paragraphs 19, 31, 33, 34 and 35 of this Regulation. A merchant shall store gunpowder in a warehouse depository in accordance with the requirements referred to in Paragraphs 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 37.1, 37.4, 37.5 and 37.6 of this Regulation.

[21 January 2014]

84. For the storage of the produced unfinished firearms, essential components thereof and high energy pneumatic weapons, a merchant may establish a depository in the production premises in accordance with the requirements referred to in Paragraph 19 of this Regulation. After the end of the production working hours, the referred-to items shall be placed in the depository or the warehouse depository.

85. The produced firearms, essential components thereof, cartridges and high energy pneumatic weapons shall be stored in a warehouse in accordance with the procedures referred to in Paragraph 26 of this Regulation.

86. Gas pistols (revolvers), cartridges thereof and low energy pneumatic weapons shall be kept separate from the production premises in a room or a building that meets the requirements of the fire safety regulations and is equipped with a fire detection and alarm system and security alarm system, and which are connected with the central security control panel of the security guard merchant.

87. Produced gas pistols (revolvers), cartridges thereof and low energy pneumatic weapons shall be stored in locked safes or metal lockers, the wall thickness of which is at least 2.5 mm.

88. The production facilities and manufacturing process of firearms, pneumatic weapons and special means shall ensure such quality of produced weapons that they would be safe to use.

89. Firearms, pneumatic weapons, gas pistols (revolvers), and ammunition of the referred-to weapons classified for service use and special means intended for the protection of public order and safety or for the fulfilment of service or work duties, or military firearms and special means shall be produced according to orders from the institutions that are entitled to acquire the referred-to goods.

90. When acquiring the essential components necessary for the production of firearms, a merchant shall draw up a source document, which in addition specifies the type, the number of the essential component and calibre of the barrel. When acquiring semi-finished manufactures of barrel for firearms, their length, internal and external diameter shall be specified.

91. A merchant shall record all the purchased essential components of firearms in the merchant's recording journal for the components of weapons (Annex 3) within 24 hours after their acquisition or import into Latvia.

92. A merchant shall record the produced weapon, essential component of the weapon, cartridges and special means in the recording journal of weapons (ammunition) produced or in the recording journal of special means, which is arranged in accordance with the requirements referred to in Paragraph 14 of this Regulation.

93. Before the export and sale of the produced firearm, exchangeable barrel thereof, cartridges and high energy pneumatic weapon, a merchant shall check the product quality (also experimental (test) shots), which is certified by the stamp of the security checks (quality check mark) on the product.

94. The produced firearm or high energy pneumatic weapon, cartridges, as well as essential component of the firearm, which is intended to be sold as a separate item, shall be marked.

95. Firearm, cartridge or high energy pneumatic weapon, which is not classified in Latvia, a merchant shall present it for classification to the State Police before its export and sale.

96. Within five working days after the end of the manufacturing process, a merchant shall delivered a rifled firearm to the State Police Forensic Department for taking control shots.

97. A merchant shall keep records of the documents referred to in Paragraph 77 of this Regulation, as well as the merchant's recording journal for the components of weapons.

4. Repair of Weapons and Special Means

98. A merchant, which has received the special authorisation (licence) for the repairs of weapons and special means of a specific type and category, shall repair the type and category of weapons and special means specified therein at the specially arranged premises, the address of which is indicated in the special authorisation (licence) (hereinafter - repair shop). The merchant, which has received the special authorisation (licence) for the manufacture of weapons and special means, may repair the type and category of weapons and special means specified therein at the production premises.

99. A repair shop shall comply with the requirements of the fire safety regulations and shall be equipped with a fire detection and alarm system and security alarm system, and these shall be connected to the central security control panel of the security guard merchant. The windows and doors shall be equipped with security alarm control equipment, which reacts to opening. The repair shop shall be fitted with an alarm button, which is located in a location easily accessible for the employee or at the employee, and is connected to the central security control panel of the security guard merchant.

100. A weapons depository shall be installed in the repair shop of firearms and high energy pneumatic weapons in accordance with the requirements referred to in Paragraph 19 of this Regulation.

101. When the firearm and the high energy pneumatic weapon accepted for repair are not being repaired, the weapons and the essential components of firearms shall be stored in the weapons depository.

102. In the weapons depository, the firearms and the high energy pneumatic weapons (also essential components of the firearms) shall be stored unloaded in sealed safes or metal cabinets, the wall thickness of which is at least 2.5 mm, ensuring that access to them is denied to unauthorised persons.

103. Gas pistols (revolvers) and special means shall be kept by a merchant in a repair shop, ensuring that they are not placed at the disposal of unauthorised persons. Gas pistols (revolvers) shall be kept unloaded in sealed safes or metal cabinets, the wall thickness of which is at least 2.5 mm.

104. Firearms and high energy pneumatic weapons, as well as the ammunition of the relevant weapons (if tests of the weapon are required after repair), a merchant shall accept from a natural person after he or she has presented the authorisation for the possession of weapon or the carrying of weapon and a personal identification document. Gas pistol (revolver) and special means shall be accepted by the merchant for repair from a natural person after he or she has presented a personal identification document.

105. If a person cannot present the authorisation for the possession of weapon or the carrying of weapon or has not reached the age laid down in the Law On the Handling of Weapons and Special Means, or the presented authorisation for the possession of weapon or the carrying of weapon or personal identification document raises suspicions about the legality of its issue, the merchant shall notify the State Police thereof.

106. When accepting a weapon or special means for repair from a natural person, a merchant shall issue a statement to the person regarding acceptance of the weapon for repairs. The following shall be indicated in the statement:

106.1. the firm name, address, phone number and the number of special authorisation (licence) of the merchant;

106.2. The date and the time when the weapon or the special means has been accepted for repair, and the statement registration number;

106.3. the type of the weapon or the special means accepted for repairs, mark (system), model, calibre, series and number of firearm, high energy pneumatic weapon and gas pistol (revolver);

106.4. quantity (number of units) and calibre of cartridges handed over for testing.

107. A merchant shall sign a statement and affix a seal thereto.

108. A weapon and special means of a legal person, as well as cartridges (if tests of the weapon are required after the repairs) shall be accepted for repair by the merchant from the legal representative or responsible person of a legal person who presents a personal identification document and submits a covering letter from thea legal person in two copies.

109. A legal person shall indicate the following in the cover letter:

109.1. the firm name of the legal person, unified registration number, address, telephone, registration number and date of the letter;

109.2. given name, surname and personal identity number of the responsible person;

109.3. number of the authorisation for the possession of weapons of the legal person (a copy shall be attached to the letter);

109.4. firm name of the merchant and address of the repair shop to which the weapon is delivered for repair;

109.5. type of the weapon or special means, mark (system), model, calibre, series and number of the firearm, high energy pneumatic weapon and gas pistol (revolver) to be delivered for repair;

109.6. quantity (number of units) and calibre of the cartridges delivered for tests;

109.7. the repair works to be performed, if known.

110. The manager of the legal person shall sign a letter and affix a seal thereto.

111. The merchant, when receiving the firearm, high energy pneumatic weapon or gas pistol (revolver) and cartridges from a natural or a legal person, shall indicate in the merchant's recording journal for the repair of weapons (Annex 4):

111.1. the weapon category, mark (system), model, calibre, series and number, as well as the quantity (number of units) and the calibre of cartridges provided for tests of the weapon;

111.2. registration number and the date of receipt of the letter from a legal person;

111.3. given name, surname, personal identity number or the date of birth, if a personal identity number is not granted, and the address of the weapon owner (natural person);

111.4. the type, name, registration number and address of a legal person;

111.5. given name, surname and personal identity number of the manager or the responsible person of a legal person;

111.6. the number of the authorisation for possession or carrying of a weapon and the State Police unit that issued the authorisation;

111.7. name, series and number of the personal identification document of a natural person, the manager or the responsible person of a legal person;

111.8. the date and time of acceptance and issue of the weapon;

111.9. the repair works carried out, the type, mark, series and number of the installed essential component of the firearm, as well as the barrel calibre.

112. A merchant's recording journal for the repair of weapons shall have numbered pages, and shall be bound through by string. The recording journal cover page shall bear an approval inscription, and it shall be confirmed by the merchant and the competent official of the State Police unit, in the territory of operation of which the repair shop is located.

113. When delivering a weapon for repair (weapon ammunition for weapon tests), as well as when receiving the weapon after repairs, the person who delivers and receives it shall certify the referred-to fact with a signature in the merchant's recording journal for the repair of weapons.

114. The manager or employee of the merchant, upon receipt of a weapon or special means for repairs from a legal person, shall certify the relevant fact with a signature on the cover letter referred to in Paragraph 109 of this Regulation (on both copies) and affix a seal thereto.

115. The manager or employee of the merchant, when returning a weapon or special means after repairs to the manager or the responsible person, shall certify the relevant fact in the cover letter of a legal person (on both copies) and affix a seal thereto. A person who receives a weapon, shall certify the said fact with a signature in the cover letter (in both copies).

116. One copy of the cover letter shall be filed with the merchant, the other with the owner of the weapon (legal person).

117. If repairs have been made to a firearm, due to which changes are made to the traces on the shot bullets and shells, a merchant shall deliver the firearm (with three cartridges provided for it) to the State Police Forensic Department within five working days after repair for taking control shots.

118. Types of repair of a firearm, due to which changes are made to the traces on the shot bullets and shells, are as follows:

118.1. replacement or repair (including chemical process) of the barrel (including the cartridge chamber);

118.2. replacement or repair of the breechblock and its parts (including striker, extractor or kicker).

119. The merchant shall be responsible for ensuring that the weapon or special means are safe for its user after repair. If necessary, the merchant shall take experimental shots.

120. A merchant shall notify the State Police unit, which has issued the authorisation for the possession of weapon or carrying of weapon, regarding replacement of the essential components of the firearm within five working days after repair.

121. If a firearm or a high energy pneumatic weapon is not repairable, a merchant shall notify the State police unit thereof, which has issued the authorisation for possession or carrying thereof.

122. The essential components of the firearm required for repair of the firearm shall be acquired in accordance with the procedures laid down in the Law On the Handling of Weapons and Special Means and Paragraphs 9 and 10 of this Regulation.

123. A merchant shall record all the acquired essential components of the firearm within 24 hours after their acquisition or import into Latvia in the merchant's recording journal for the components of the weapons (Annex 3). The merchant's recording journal for the components of the weapons shall comply with the requirements referred to in Paragraph 14 of this Regulation.

124. A merchant shall transfer the replaced and unserviceable essential components of the firearm to the State Police for destruction.

125. The merchant shall keep record of:

125.1. source documents;

125.2. register of source documents;

125.3. documents of import transactions;

125.4. a merchant's recording journal for the repair of weapons;

125.5. ae merchant's recording journal for components of weapons.

5. Marking of Firearms, Essential Components thereof and Cartridges, High Energy Pneumatic Weapons and Gas Pistols (Revolvers)

126. Firearms, essential components thereof, cartridges, high energy pneumatic weapons and gas pistols (revolvers) shall be marked by a merchant who has obtained a special authorisation (licence) for the manufacture or repair of weapons of the relevant type and category.

127. Firearms, high energy pneumatic weapons and gas pistols (revolvers) shall be marked by introducing into the barrel, breechblock (breechblock mechanism), frame (mechanism box) the following marking:

127.1. the letters "LV";

127.2. the last two digits of the year of manufacture;

127.3. a four digit serial number and two letter series designation;

127.4. the calibre of cartridge to be used for shooting (shall be indicated on each barrel, if the calibre thereof is different or if they are changeable);

127.5. the quality control mark (the manufacturer's trademark).

128. On the long-barrel - smooth-bore firearm - in addition to the marking referred to in Paragraph 127 of this Regulation, the length of the cartridge chamber and the diameter of the barrel channel shall be indicated with an accuracy of 0.1 mm.

129. If an annual production volume exceeds a four digit number, the marking shall be supplemented with the next digit.

130. Cartridges of rifled firearms shall be marked by incorporating in the shell base the mark with a figure - cartridge calibre (the calibre standard designation or the cartridge trade name) - and the manufacturer's trademark (letters), for military firearms ammunition - also the two digit number of the year of production. For cartridges with increased pressure there is an additional designation ("magnum"), which indicates that the cartridges must not be used in normal firearms.

131. Cartridges of smooth-bore firearms shall be marked on the base or side surface by indicating the calibre, length of the shell, the charge type and the quality test mark (also the manufacturer's trade mark).

132. For pellet cartridges of smooth-bore firearms, the pellet number or the canister diameter and the length of the shell shall be indicated, if for cartridges of 20th or higher calibre cartridges it exceeds 65 mm, but for cartridges of 24th calibre - 63.5 mm.

133. Cartridges of smooth-bore firearms with increased pressure shall have a mark of distinction.

Prime Minister V. Dombrovskis

Minister for the Interior R. Kozlovskis

 

Annex 1
Cabinet Regulation No. 928
6 December 2011

Sample of the Merchant's Recording Journal of Weapons

(firm name, unified registration number,

legal address and the shop (warehouse) address of the merchant)

Recording Journal of Firearm, High Energy Pneumatic Weapons and Gas Pistols (Revolvers)

No.

Acquisition

Sales

date of acquisition

supplier:

name, unified registration number of a legal person (given name, surname, personal identity number or the date of birth of a natural person), number and date of consignment note (covering letter), number and name of the issuing authority of the authorisation for sale of weapon, name, series and number of the personal identity document

type, category, mark (system), modeland calibre of the weapon; mark, calibre, series and number of the removable barrel of the firearm

series and number of the weapon

date of sales or the date when the weapon has been transported to other depository

person to whom the weapon is sold:

legal person (name, unified registration number and surname, personal identity number or the date of birth of the person (receiving the weapon)), natural persona (given name, surname, personal identity number or the date of birth) or address of the merchant's shop (warehouse), to which the weapon has been transported

number and date of issue of the authorisation for the acquisition of weapon;

name of the State Police structural unit which issued the authorisation), name, series and number of the personal identification document;

number and date of the consignment note

purchaser's signature

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

                 

Minister for the Interior R. Kozlovskis

 

Annex 2
Cabinet Regulation No. 928
6 December 2011

Sample of the Merchant's Recording Journal of Ammunition

(firm name, unified registration number,

legal address and the shop (warehouse) address of the merchant)

Recording Journal of Ammunition

No

Acquisition

Sales

date of acquisition

supplier:

name, unified registration number of a legal person (given name, surname, personal identity number or the date of birth of a natural person), number and date of consignment note (covering letter), number and name of the issuing authority of the authorisation for sale of weapon, name, series and number of the personal identity document

amount of ammunition

name, calibre and marking of ammunition

date of sale or the date when ammunition has been transported to other depository

person, to whom ammunition is sold:

legal person (name, unified registration number and surname, personal identity number or the date of birth of the person (receiving the ammunition)), natural person natural person (given name, surname, personal identity number or the date of birth) or address of the merchant's shop (warehouse), to which the ammunition has been transported

date of issue and number of the authorisation for acquisition, possession or carrying of weapon; name of the State Police structural unit (which issued the authorisation), name, series and number of the personal identity document; number and date of the consignment note

quantity and calibre of ammunition

purchaser's signature

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

                   

Minister for the Interior R. Kozlovskis

 

Annex 3
Cabinet Regulation No. 928
6 December 2011

Sample of the Merchant's Recording Journal for the Components of Weapons

(firm name, unified registration number,

legal address and repair shop address of the merchant)

Recording Journal for the Components of Weapons

No.

Acquisition

Use

date of acquisition

supplier:

name, unified registration number of a legal person (given name, surname, personal identity number or the date of birth of a natural person), number and date of consignment note (covering letter), number of the authorisation for sale of weapon of the issuing authority, name, series and number of the personal identity document

type of the weapon component, mark, barrel calibre

series and number

person to firearm of which the essential component has been installed:

name and unified registration number of a legal person; given name, surname and personal identity number or the date of birth of a natural person

number and date of issue of the authorisation for possession or carrying of the weapon;

name of the State Police structural unit (which issued the authorisation), name, series and number of the personal identification document;

number and date of the consignment note

firearm, for which the essential component has been installed:

mark (system), model, calibre, series and number

date of repair and recording series number in the recording journal for repair of weapons

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

                 

Minister for the Interior R. Kozlovskis

 

Annex 4
Cabinet Regulation No. 928
6 December 2011

Sample of the Merchant's Recording Journal for the Repair of Weapons

(firm name, unified registration number,

legal address and repair shop address of the merchant)

Recording Journal for the Repair of Weapons

No.

Acceptance

Issue

date and time of acceptance

owner of the weapon:

name, unified registration number of a legal person (given name, surname, personal identity number or the date of birth of a natural person), number and date of the authorisation for possession of weapon or carrying of weapon, name, series and number of the personal identification document, date and registration number of the covering letter of a legal person, given name, surname, personal identity number or the date of birth of the person (handing over the weapon)

type, category, mark (system), model and calibre of the weapon subject to repair; the quantity and the calibre of cartridges accepted for the tests of the weapon

series and number of the weapon

date and registration number of the statement on acceptance of the weapon for repairs

information on the repairs performed (what repairs has been made to the weapon); type, mark, series and number of the installed essential component of a firearm, barrel calibre

other information, identification of which the merchant or the owner (recipient) of the weapon considers to be necessary*

signature of the recipient, date and time

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

                 

Note. * If the weapon of a legal person is received by a person other than that indicated in column 3 of the Journal, the merchant, when handing over the weapon, shall specify the given name, surname and personal identity number or the date of birth of the weapon recipient in column 8 of the Journal, if the personal identity number is not assigned.

Minister for the Interior R. Kozlovskis

 


Translation © 2014 Valsts valodas centrs (State Language Centre)

 
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Title: Noteikumi par ieroču, munīcijas un speciālo līdzekļu komerciālo apriti un ieroču un munīcijas .. Status:
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Issuer: Cabinet of Ministers Type: regulation Document number: 928Adoption: 06.12.2011.Entry into force: 09.12.2011.End of validity: 10.04.2019.Publication: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 193, 08.12.2011.
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