General Gun Law

Original Language Title: Allgemeine Waffengesetz-Verordnung

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General gun legislation regulation (AWaffV) AWaffV Ausfertigung date: 27.10.2003 full quotation: "General gun law decree of 27 October 2003 (BGBl. I S. 2123), most recently by article 1 of the Decree of December 17, 2012 (BGBl. I S. 2698) is changed" stand: last amended by art. 1 V v. 17.12.2012 I 2698 for details on the stand number found in the menu under notes the obligations arising from the Directive 98/34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 June 1998 establishing an information procedure in the field of Standards and technical regulations and the rules for the services of the information society (OJ EC No. L 204, p. 37), as amended by Directive 98/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 July 1998 (OJ EC No. L 217, p. 18), have been observed.
Footnote (+++ text detection from: 1.12.2003 +++) (+++ official note of the standard authority on EC law: consideration of EGRL of 98 at the 34 (CELEX Nr: 398 L 0034) +++) input formula on the basis of § 6 para 4, § 7 para 2, § 15 paragraph 7 sentence 2, section 22, paragraph 2, § 25 para 1, § 27, paragraph 7, sentence 2, § 34 paragraph 6, § 36 para. 5 and § 47 of the Firearms Act by October 11, 2002 (BGBl. I S. 3970) , 4592, 2003 i S. 1957), also in conjunction with article 17 of the law of 11 October 2002 (BGBl. I S. 3970, 4013), ordered the Ministry of the Interior: table of contents section 1 proof of competence § 1 extent of competence article 2 test section 3 of other proof of expertise section 2 proof of the personal suitability section 4 opinions regarding the personal suitability section 3 shooting orders; Exclusion of firearms; Advisory Board § 5 shooting regulations § 6 of the shooting excluded firearms § 7 prohibited shooting practice in shooting sports section 8 Advisory Board for reporting questions section 4 use of shooting facilities § 9 allowed target practice shooting sites § 10 supervisors; Custody over the shooting by children and youth § 11 § 12 supervisory check the Schießstätten section 5 storage of weapons and ammunition section 13 storage of weapons or ammunition section 14 storage of weapons or ammunition in Schützenhäusern, on Schießstätten or in the commercial area of section 6 regulations for the weapons industry under section 1 Professional article 15 scope of expertise section 16 examination under section 2 Weaponsmithing and gun books section 17 principles of obligation to keep records article 18 management of gun books in bound form § 19 leadership of gun books in index form section 20 leadership the weapon books in electronic form under section 3 marking of weapons section 21 marking of firearms section 7 training in defense with firearms section 22 training and target practice § 23 admission to the course section 24 directories § 25 prohibition of courses or course components. Dismissal of supervisors or trainers section 8 regulations related to the European Union and third countries under section 1 application of the law on citizens of the European Union article 26 General provisions article 27 special provisions to the technical qualification under section 2 acquisition of weapons and ammunition in other Member States; Spend and transportable section 28 permits for the purchase of weapons and ammunition in another Member State article 29 permits for the movement of weapons and ammunition section 30 permits for the transportation of weapons and ammunition after or by Germany of article 31 ads § 32 notifications of authorities article 33 European firearms pass section 9 offences and final provisions article 34 offences section 35 (dropped out) section 36 entry into force, expiry of section 1 proof of competence § 1 extent of competence (1) in the test after § 7 para 1 of the Firearms Act to assign to competence includes knowledge 1 about when dealing with weapons and ammunition to these laws of weapon law, of the fire and of self-defense and of emergency, 2nd in waffentechnischem area of firearms (rifles, handguns and ammunition) with regard to functioning, as well as indoor and external ballistics, range and mode of operation of the projectile when prohibited items are not firearms, on the function and mode of action, as well as the range , 3 about the safe handling of weapons and ammunition including sufficient skills in shooting with firearms.
(2) the case referred to in paragraph 1 after knowledge of weapons and ammunition need be proven only for the requested weapons and ammunition type and only for claims made with the need and purpose of the related.
(3) a permit is requested pursuant to section 26 of the Firearms Act, so the must demonstrate competence except authorities knowledge covers also material, manufacturing and knowledge of ballistics.

§ 2 examination (1) the competent authority is for the acceptance of inspection audit committees.
(2) an Audit Committee consists of the Chairman and two assessors. Members must be knowledgeable. Not more than a member of the Committee may be involved in weaponization or arms trafficking.
(3) the examination consists of a theoretical and a practical part, which includes the proof of sufficient skills pursuant to section 1 para 1 No. 3. On the essential content of the examination and the result, a transcript is to customize, which is signed by the Chairman of the Audit Committee.
(4) of the outcome of the examination is to grant a certificate of the applicant, the nature and scope of the acquired competence must reflect and be signed by the Chairman of the Audit Committee.
(5) an examination can be repeated several times in non-existence. The Audit Committee can determine that the test must be repeated until after expiry of a certain period.

§ 3 other evidence of competence (1) the competence applies in particular as evidence if the applicant 1 a) the Hunter exam or one has passed her equals test or by a certificate of a training manager for the shooting beings can prove that he has acquired the necessary knowledge through participation in a training course for passing the Hunter exam, b) has passed the examination for the gunsmith trade or 2 a) his expertise has proven according to section 22 para 1 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act , b) at least three years as a full-time employee in the trade in firearms and ammunition has been active or c) to be assigned to according to § 7 of the Firearms Act knowledge due to an otherwise, especially governmental or state-recognised training or sports shooter of a recognized shooting sports association has purchased and evidenced by a certificate of authority, the training institution or shooting sports association if the activity referred to in point 2 was their nature suitable 2(c) 3(b) or training referred to in point , to convey that to deal with the requested weapon or ammunition required competence. Also carried out training in the sense of the 2 letter c can number the State examination grantor to carry an air or water vehicle with a will complete within the framework of training 1, 2 state-recognised vocational training of air and maritime.
The weapon expertise is proof through a certificate issued by the examination Board or an entry in the certificate or the licence.
(2) the State recognition of courses to teach of the competence in dealing with weapons and ammunition is carried out by the competent authority; it applies to the entire scope of the Firearms Act. A recognition of the weapon part of a State examination grantor to carry an air or water vehicle to be taken when held the theoretical training based on the recognised principles, in particular a questionnaire agreed between federal, State, and associations, and practical instruction in the handling of distress signal funds is carried out by competent persons.
(3) courses may only be accepted if in a theoretical part you referred to skills and sufficient in a practical part in the handling of weapons Nos. 1 and 2 in article 1, paragraph 1 and are taught in shooting with firearms in the sense of § 1 para 1 No. 3; § 1 paragraph 2 shall remain unaffected. Also, courses may be accepted only if 1 the applicant possesses the required reliability and personal qualification for the carrying out of the course, the professional leadership of the course and the teachers commissioned by the course support the proper implementation of the training guarantee 2., 3. a proper placement of the required knowledge and skills ensure the duration of the course and 4 the applicant with the necessary teaching materials is equipped and has a suitable classroom.
(4) the course is concluded with a theoretical and a practical examination. It is to place before an Audit Committee, which is formed by the training institution. In addition § 2 accordingly subject to the proviso that the training institution is obliged, performing the audit and the name of the candidates of of authority responsible for the location of the course two weeks prior to the date of the test to show 1 and 2 applies to allow participation in the test a representative of the authority. In case his participation of the representatives of the authority has the position of an additional assessor on the Audit Committee; vote the vote of the Chairman shall be decisive.
(5) reporting associations belonging to recognised sport shooting Association one according to § 15 para 3 of the Firearms Act, can remove the competence tests for their members. Paragraph 2, second half-sentence, and paragraphs 3 and 4 shall apply appropriate for this. The conduct of the examination schießsportlichen clubs make their own audit committees.
Section 2 proof of the personal suitability section 4 opinions about the personal suitability (1) has one, 1 to the competent authority the template one amts - or arranged specialist or expert psychological opinion because justified concerns are justified doubts certificates by him or by the facts, that he a) is incapacitated or limited in its capacity, b) dependent on alcohol or other intoxicating substances , is mentally ill or debil, c) aground in his person of the circumstances weapons or ammunition not careful or properly deal with or can these items not properly kept or that there is a concrete risk of a foreign - or risk to self or 2 who is obliged to submit of an opinion on the suitability of intellectual, because he still has not the age 25 and a permit-required firearm , except firearms of the kind referred to in § 14 para 1 sentence 2 of the Firearms Act, wants to acquire and possess, at their own expense to hire a qualified appraiser review.
(2) the examination in the cases of paragraph 1 should be performed by experts of the following disciplines: 1 official doctors, 2 medical specialists in the fields of Psychiatry, psychiatry and psychotherapy, psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology, children's and adolescent psychiatry or child - and adolescent psychiatry and psychotherapy, 3. psychotherapists, who searched the psychotherapist law approved medicine or 5 professional psychologists of the fields of legal psychology, traffic psychology or clinical psychology are, 4 medical specialists for psychotherapy.
The existence of this competence in the area in question is assessed according to professional rules.
(3) in the cases of paragraph 1 No. 1 the person concerned, setting out the reasons for the doubts or of the facts constituting the concerns with respect to his personal suitability tells the authority that he has to submit within a period laid down by you on its cost of the investigation and to provide an opinion. The interested party has the authority to teach, who he commissioned to investigate. The authority sent to carry out the investigation at the request of the trustee in the presence of the consent of the person concerned which to assess required their present documents. The appraiser is obligated to relieve themselves by passing it the authority or destroyed with the reimbursement of the opinion of the documents.
(4) between the assessor and the person concerned, no treatment relationship may have passed in the past five years. The reviewer has to assure that the person concerned was in the aforementioned period of time such treatment proportionate or now stands in the opinion. Sentences 1 and 2 do not exclude a consultation of House treating in the mentioned periods or specialist by the reviewers.
(5) the Verifier has to get a personal impression about the person concerned. The opinion must provide information about whether the person concerned is personally ill-suited to deal with weapons or ammunition; the method applied in the preparation of the opinion must be specified. In the cases of paragraph 1 No. 2 is usually sufficient to an opinion on the basis of recognized test procedures on the question of whether the person concerned as a result of lack of maturity is mentally unfit to deal with the listed there firearms. Can alone on the basis of the test cannot be ruled out, that the person concerned is mentally unfit, is to proceed with a further investigation after the State of the science.
(6) the person concerned refuses in cases of paragraph 1 No. 1 to investigate himself, or he failure teach the opinion requested by you from him for reasons beyond its control to the competent authority, the authority may close when deciding on the inappropriateness of the person concerned. The person concerned is this the arrangement referred to in paragraph 1 No. 1 in conjunction with paragraph 3 sentence 1 to point out.
(7) service weapon carriers may submit a certificate of service authority in place of the certificate referred to in article 6 par. 3 of the Firearms Act, that a review of their mental suitability by a knowledgeable expert has already taken place and that they are fully entitled to the use of service weapons.
Section 3 rules of shooting; Exclusion of firearms; Advisory Board § 5 shooting orders (1) the approval of the rules of a sport for shooting with firearms requires in particular that shooting only at approved Schießstätten hosted and 1 each shooter is subject to the rules of the sporting regulations, 2. adequate security provisions for the shooting set and in particular rules on the required invigilators (§ 10) are taken, 3rd with weapons (§ 6), excluded from the shooting is performed , 4 not in shooting sports invalid target practice (§ 7) conducted, describes 5. each individual shooting discipline and the weapons authorized for them by type, caliber, barrel length and sights are known, at various shooting disciplines also explicitly can be set, that made only one or no special requirements (free classes), and 6 to engage in the respective disciplines of shooting admitted shooting sites for regular use are available.
(2) you are on the examination of the existence of the conditions-essential regulations and particulars, including the description of the sequence of the individual disciplines of shooting, the request for approval of shooting order. The approval of amendments to the regulations of the shooting sports, in particular by the introduction of shooting disciplines, must be obtained before starting the shooting operations according to the changed rules. The elimination or replacement of the regular possibility to use according to paragraph 1 specified shooting sites is no. 6 to display immediately.
(3) in some cases, an association can or one affiliated association of part of to test new target practice allow deviations from the approved order of shooting shooting disciplines. Approvals pursuant to sentence 1 are limited to a maximum of a year and need to designate the type of deviation from the approved order of shooting; they are to show the Federal Office of administration before the start of the test phase. The Federal Office of Administration can pursuant to sentence 1 prohibit approvals to ward off threats to the public safety or order, or issue orders.
(4) for sporting shooting in the training and in some cases for shooting events shooting orders to allow deviations from the Schießdisziplinen set in it.

§ 6 of the shooting sports excluded firearms (1) of the sport shooting are excluded: 1. handguns with a barrel length of less than 7.62 centimeters (three inches) length;
2. semi-automatic firearms, which cause its outer form after the appearance of a fully automatic weapon of war, is the weapon of war in the sense of the law on the control of weapons of war, if a) the barrel length is less than 42 cm, b) the magazine behind the trigger unit is (so called BUL-pup-weapons) or c) the sleeve length of used ammunition for weapons amounts to less than 40 millimetres;
3. semi-automatic long guns with a magazine, which has a capacity of more than 10 cartridges.
(2) the prohibition of shooting with firearms and ammunition within the meaning of annex 2 section 1 of the Firearms Act remain unaffected.
(3) the Federal Office of Administration can allow derogations from the prohibitions of referred to in paragraph 1 at the request of a recognized shooting sports association, especially when dealing with firearms used in shooting competitions major national or international.
(4) the authority responsible for the evaluation of the firearms referred to in paragraph 1 is the Federal Criminal Police Office.

§ 7 prohibited shooting practice in shooting sports (1) In the shooting sports are carrying out target practice in the defense with firearms (section 22) and such shooting practice and competitions forbidden, where 1 is shooting from cover out, 2nd after the firing of the first shot to overcome obstacles, 3 shooting in the clearly visible running is carried out, 4. quick respond to emerging suddenly and surprisingly , moving targets is required, a) except the shooting on throwing and running washers, b) unless shooting is done according to a sport rules approved by the Federal Office of administration, 5. the Überkreuzziehen called for more than a weapon (cross draw), 6 shots without accurate targeting of the target (Deut. shots) to be delivered, except shooting on discs, or 7 the end of the practice is protecting from its completion not on the basis of predetermined rules known.
The event of shooting practice referred to in sentence 1 and participating as a shooter at these are prohibited.
(2) the prohibition of target practice of moderate combat shooting (section 15 paragraph 6 sentence 2 of the Firearms Act) and with prohibited or excluded by the shooting firearms or parts of firearms (art. 6) as far as not an exception is issued according to § 6 ABS. 3, remains unaffected.
(3) education and training in hunting shooting including hunting Schießwettkämpfe is not limited by the above provisions.

§ 8 Advisory Board for reporting issues (1) at the Federal Ministry of the Interior is formed an Advisory Board for reporting issues (Advisory Board). A representative of the Federal Ministry of the Interior shall preside. Representatives of the Federal Administration Office participate in the meetings of the Technical Advisory Board.
(2) the Advisory Board is composed of the Chairman and of the following permanent members: 1 each one representative of each country, 2. a representative of the German Olympic Confederation of of sports, 3. as a representative of German experimental and testing Institute for hunting and sporting weapons e. V. (3) the members of the Trade Advisory Board should a representative of recognized sports associations, 4 on schießsportlichem area be expert and experienced.
(4) the Federal Ministry of the Interior may consult representatives of other federal and State agencies, as well as more experts in particular in schießsportlichem or waffentechnischem field to advise. In the cases where the Advisory Board on the approval of the shooting order of a non-recognised Sports Federation to advise the Federal Ministry of the Interior invites a representative of this Association.
(5) the Federal Ministry of the Interior appoints 1 the representative of each country including their deputies on a proposal of the country;
2. the representatives of paragraph 2 No. 2, 3 and 4 referred to in associations and organizations after consultation with the Board members of these associations.
(6) the members of the Trade Advisory Board volunteers exercising their activity, provided they represent no authority.
Section 4 use of shooting facilities § 9 permissible target practice on a firing shooting with firearms is shooting sites (1) respecting the ban of moderate combat shooting (section 27 subsection 7 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act) and ammunition on the basis of gave permission (§ 27 para 1 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act) which for the firing only permissible, if 1 the person who intends to shoot , permission to the acquisition and possession of firearms can prove and is shooting with firearms of this type within the underlying permission need, 2nd shot is a) on the basis of an approved shooting right, b) in the context of training or target practice in the defense with firearms (section 22), c) to obtain the competence (section 1 para 1 No. 3) or d) in hunting training , or 3 does not involve's firearms and ammunition according to article 6, paragraph 1.
In the cases of sentence 1 No. 1, no. 2 and no. 3 apply article 7, paragraph 1 and 3; When shooting pursuant to sentence 1 No. 2 letter a remains § 7 untouched. The operators of the firing has to monitor the compliance with the requirements pursuant to sentences 1 and 2.
(2) the competent authority may, the operator of a shooting site or do not preclude in each case the user allow exceptions to the limitations of paragraph 1, as far as matters of public security and order.
(3) paragraph 1 does not apply to authorities or departments and their employees who are exempt according to § 55 paragraph 1 of the Firearms Act or on the basis of a regulation adopted pursuant to § 55 section 5 or 6 of the Firearms Act from the application of the Firearms Act.

§ 10 supervisors; Care about the shooting by children and youth (1) the holder of the authorization for the Schießstätte (licence holder) has to purchase one or more responsible guardians for the shooting, as far as he is not even the supervisor or a reporting or hunting Association or an organiser within the meaning of section 22 by own responsible guardians assumes the supervision, taking into account the requirements of a safe Schießbetriebs. The licence holder can perceive even the attendant if he has demonstrated the required knowledge and has provided the care about the shooting by children and young people is concerned, the suitability for children - and youth work. Supervisors must have completed 18 years of age. The firing operation may be not absorbed or continued as long as no sufficient number of invigilators perceives the supervision. The competent authority can set the number of supervisors required pursuant to sentence 1 to the permit holder.
(2) the licence holder has two weeks before taking over the supervision of writing to display the personal data of the invigilators of the competent authority; commissioned a reporting or hunting Association that incumbent Invigilator, so this indicator the person of supervising yourself. Display certificates to accompany are showing, that the Invigilator the required competence and has provided the care about the shooting by children and young people is concerned, the suitability for children - and youth work. The licence holder has to show leaving the guardian and the appointment of a new supervisory person in the competent authority without delay.
(3) at the commissioning of the responsible supervisor by a schießsportlichen Association of a recognized shooting sports association set 1 is sufficient where the display referred to in paragraph 2 registration the Invigilator at the Club. This one has when registering the existence of conditions of the necessary competence and, if it concerns the custody over the shooting by children and young people, to check also the suitability for children - and youth work and to note. A proof document is guardian by the Association on this issue. The guardian has to carry this document during the exercise of the supervisory and control handed over to authorized request for testing. For a review pursuant to sentence 4 has the Club on request to give insight into the registry of guardians. The sentences 1 to 5 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the responsible supervisory person appointed by a hunting association with the proviso that a valid hunting license to carry is according to § 15 para 1 sentence 1 of the Federal hunting Act during the exercise of supervision.
(4) are evidence of the reasonable expectation that the Invigilator the required reliability, personal suitability or competence or, if it concerns the custody over the shooting by children and young people, the suitability for children - and youth work does not own, so has the permit holder to the exercise of supervision by the Invigilator to prohibit the competent authority.
(5) the custody over the shooting by children and young people is to exercise supervisory person present through a qualified for this and on the Schießstätte, the 1st for the gunnery training of children or young people is conducting responsible and may 2, to give instructions to the supervisory authority while protecting at any time or to take over the supervision while protecting themselves.
(6) the qualification to the person supervising or fitness for the children - and youth work can be done by the hunting associations or the recognized sports associations; When shooting sports associations, the qualification guidelines are part of the recognition procedure according to § 15 of the Firearms Act.
(7) paragraphs 1 to 6 shall not apply to portable shooting facilities in the meaning of § 27, paragraph 6, of the Firearms Act.

§ 11 supervision (1) the invigilators have constantly to supervise shooting in the Schießstätte, in particular to make sure that you create no avoidable hazards present due to her behavior in the Schießstätte, and to note that the provisions of article 27, paragraph 3 or 6 of the Firearms Act are respected. You have, if this is necessary for the prevention or elimination of hazards to prevent shooting or stay in the Schießstätte.
(2) the user of the shooting sites have to follow the orders of the invigilators referred to in paragraph 1.
(3) a person qualified to the oversight can shoot without even supervised to be sure is that she is alone on the shooting range.

§ To review 12 review of shooting sites are (1) shooting sites before their first use with regard to safety requirements. At regular intervals of at least four years, they are to check when fired on them with firearms subject to permission by the competent authority. Shooting on a Schießstätte only with permission-free firearms is allowed, so a check is required at least once every six years. If there is doubt as to the proper State or the necessary shooting equipment, the competent authority may check the firing in safety-technical terms or by the permit holder request the submission of a report of a shooting expert. The costs shall be borne by the holder of the permit.
(2) defects are ascertained in the review who fear a threat to the user of the firing or third party can be, the competent authority may prohibit the further use of the firing to eliminate the deficiencies. Other operations or the use of the firing is not allowed in the case of the prohibition pursuant to sentence 1.
(3) the technical safety requirements, which are to make shooting sites, resulting from the "guidelines for the establishment, the acceptance and the operation of shooting ranges (shooting range rules)". The Federal Ministry of the Interior created the shooting policy after hearing from representatives of science, the stakeholders and the rules for the weapon right corresponding Supreme Land authorities as the safety level and published them in the Federal Gazette. 1) (4) approved shooting range experts referred to in paragraph 1 are 1. publicly appointed and sworn expert for the field of "Safety of non-military shooting ranges", which are based on the shooting range guidelines referred to in paragraph 3 in the amended of course providers , personnel trained 2. on the basis of police or military regulations as a firing range experts have regularly been made continue based on the shooting range guidelines referred to in paragraph 3 in the currently valid version.
(5) an order may be, if the professional knowledge of the order on the field of "Safety of non-military shooting sites" 2) have been proven in a test. section 16 finds appropriate application.
(6) even those who have been trained and regularly trained until March 31, 2008, on the basis of previous shooting guidelines apply as a recognised shooting experts. The recognition is void pursuant to sentence 1 to 1 January 2015 if no public order for the "Safety of non-military shooting ranges" field has been made.
(1) until the publication pursuant to paragraph 3 sentence 2 the "guidelines for the establishment and the operation of shooting ranges (shooting range guidelines), as of January 2000, published by the German shooting Federation, Wiesbaden, the decrease" are State of the art.
2) published by the Institute for expert engineering E.v., Cologne.
Section 5 storage of weapons and ammunition section 13 storage of weapons or ammunition (1) in the same security container, standard DIN/EN 1143-1 resistance degree 0 (stand: May 1997) 1) or a standard with the same level of protection in another Member State of the agreement on the European economic area (EEA Member State) or the security level B according to VDMA 24992 2) 3) (stand: May 1995) corresponds to, may not exceed 10 handguns (Appendix 1 section 1 subsection 1 No. 2.6) , third half-sentence to the Weapons Act), to whose acquisition and possession of a permit is needed, or ten according to annex 2 section 1; stored weapons to 1.2.3 to the weapons law prohibited No. 1.1 the weight of the container is less than 200 kilograms or is the anchor against demolition under a comparable weight, so the maximum number of to retain weapons to five decreases. Exceeded the number referred to in sentence 1, so may the storage only in the same security container, the at least the standard DIN/EN 1143-1 resistance grade I (stand: May 1997) or a standard with the same level of protection of another EEA Member State is equivalent to, or be in a corresponding majority of security containers pursuant to sentence 1.
(2) be more than ten long guns (annex 1 section 1 subsection 1 No. 2.6, first and second half-sentence to the Weapons Act), to whose acquisition and possession of a permit is needed, kept, so should kept only in a Security container, that at least one in paragraph 1 sentence 1 standards referred is not, or in a corresponding plurality of safety containers according to § 36 para 2 sentence 2 of the Firearms Act.
(3) ammunition, whose purchasing is exempt from the permit obligation may be stored only in a steel container without classification with swing bolt lock or equivalent sealing device or in an equivalent container.
(4) long guns to the acquisition and possession of a permission needed, in a Security container, be that the security level of A according to VDMA 24992 (Status: May 1995) matches, kept, so it is sufficient for the storage of up to five handguns to the acquisition and possession of a permit is needed, and the ammunition for the long and short weapons if it takes place in a compartment , that security meets the requirements referred to in paragraph 1 sentence 1. in this case the handguns and the ammunition inside the Interior compartment together must be stored. In case of storing firearms in a security level A or B according to VDMA 24992 Security container, it is sufficient, for keeping their ammunition if it takes place in a compartment made of steel without classification with swing bolt lock or equivalent sealing device; not associated with there kept arms ammunition should be stored together.
(5) the competent authority may authorise an other equivalent storage of the weapons. In particular can of security containers in accordance with § 36 para 1 and 2 of the Firearms Act or within the meaning of paragraphs 1 to 3 are apart, if the guns and ammunition in a gun room be kept, which corresponds to the State of the art.
(6) in a not permanently inhabited building only up to three long guns, to the acquisition and possession of a permit is needed, should be kept. The storage may only in one at least of the standard DIN/EN 1143-1 resistance level I appropriate security container be made. The competent authority may allow deviations in relation to the nature or number of the stored weapons or the Security container upon request.
(7) the competent authority may derogate from the provisions of paragraphs 1 to 6, in particular in terms of visibility for exhibition purposes upon application to a weapon or ammunition collection, taking into account the nature and number of weapons or ammunition and their dangerousness for public safety and order and making lower or higher requirements for storage; collections of weapons, the model of which has been developed prior to January 1, 1871, and Ammo collections she set less stringent requirements. Is the request to add a storage concept.
(8) the competent authority can refrain set 2 at the request of requests to the security containers according to § 36 para 1 and 2 of the Firearms Act or according to the paragraphs 1 to 3 or to a gun room under paragraph 5, if their compliance, taking into account would represent a particular hardness of the nature and number of weapons and ammunition and their dangerousness for public safety and order. In this case, it has the lower needs to be set.
(9) be justified doubt that standards other EEA Member States in the level of protection are equivalent standards mentioned in § 36 para 1 and 2 of the Firearms Act or in the paragraphs 1 to 4, the authority of the obligated party may require the submission of an opinion of in particular of the German Institute for standardization.
(10) the community storage of weapons or ammunition by authorised persons, who live in a domestic community, is allowed.
(11) in the case of temporary storage of weapons within the meaning of paragraph 1 sentence 1 or of paragraph 2 or of ammunition outside homes, in particular in connection with hunting or sport shooting, the obligated party must keep the weapons or ammunition under appropriate supervision, or to secure, if the retention in accordance with the requirements of paragraphs 1 to 8 is not possible by other required measures to prevent loss or unauthorized Ansichnahme.

§ 14 retention of weapons or ammunition in Schützenhäusern, shooting sites, or in the commercial sector the competent authority may at the request of an operator of a Partyplace, a firing or a gun industry deviations from the requirements of § 13 para 1 to 5 and 6 set allow 1 and 2, if your a suitable storage concept is presented. She has to take into account the location and Frequentiertheit the storage site especially when deciding the kind intended for the storage and the number of weapons or ammunition and of the degree of risk for public safety and order from them.
Section 6 rules for the gun industry under section 1 special section 15 scope of expertise (1) which includes an adequate understanding 1 the provisions on trade in firearms and ammunition, the acquisition and the carrying of firearms, as well as the basic concepts of other weapon and the fire regulations, 2. in vocational skills to assign to the test according to section 22 para 1 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act on art , Construction and handling of common firearms, if the permission to trade in firearms is already applied, and 3 on the treatment of conventional ammunition and their use in the corresponding firearm, if the permission to trade in ammunition is already applied.
(2) the applicant has in the exam knowledge to prove about 1 is firearms and ammunition of all kinds, if a comprehensive arms trade permission requested pursuant to paragraph 1, 2. the weapons listed in the annex or types of ammunition, is requested for permission to trade.

Article 16 examination (1) the competent authority makes for the acceptance of testing State examination committees. The Board of management can be transferred to the local Chamber of industry and trade. Joint examination boards for the districts of several authorities can be made.
(2) the Audit Committee consists of the Chairman and two assessors. The members of the Audit Committee must be knowledgeable in the testing area. The Chairman must be engaged in the arms trade. A self-employed arms dealers and an employee in the arms trade, or, if one does not, an employee in the weaponization, should be ordered as associate members.
(3) the examination is to take orally.
(4) for the grant of a certificate, making a transcript and the repetition of the exam, § 2, paragraph 3, sentence 2 and paragraph 4 and 5 shall apply accordingly.
Subsection 2 Weaponsmithing - and gun books section 17 principles of obligation to keep records (1) the Weaponsmithing - and the arms trading book are in bound form or in the form of filing or by means of electronic data processing in operation or in the operation part where the firearms are manufactured or distributed to lead and, against loss, data loss, and unauthorized access secured, to be kept.
(2) the book in bound form runs, so the pages are constantly to be numbered; the number of pages shall be indicated on the title page. Running the book in index form, the index leaves of the competent authority for the cancellation of leaves and to confirm their total number are to submit.
(3) all entries in the register are to make immediately in permanent form, in German; Article 239 para. 3 of the commercial code shall apply mutatis mutandis. If a registration can not be made, this is indicating the reasons noted.
(4) the books are as at 31 December every second year and the change of the owner of the business or the cessation of operations with date and signature so complete, that subsequently entries no longer can be made. The stock remaining at the end of the books is to present before new entries are made. A book that is no longer used, is to complete the date.
(5) the books with supporting documents must be submitted on request by the competent authority in their offices or the representative of the authority.
(6) has committed to the accounting the book with supporting documents in the operation or in the part of the operation, in which the firearms manufactured or distributed days the last entry on are converted until the end of ten years, which, to be kept. Will he not keep the book after expiry of the period referred to in sentence 1, he has to hand it over to the competent authority for storage. The obligated party accounting gives up the industry, he has the book his successor to hand over or handed over to the competent authority for storage.

Article 18 management of gun books in bound form (1) runs the weapon production book in bound form, is to do it according to the following pattern: left: right: 1 serial number of registration 4. date of departure oder of note of loss of 2. date of completion 3. production number 5. name and address of the consignee, or type of loss 6 unless the firearm is left not an acquirer according to section 21 para 1 of the Firearms Act , the description will be sent the purchase authorization with an indication of the issuing authority and date of issue 7 unless the firearm to an acquirer according to § 34 paragraph 5 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act or on him, is name and date of the confirmation of the display for each weapon type to apply a special sheet at the weapon type and name, the company or the brand on the arms are attached , are to be noted.
(2) is made the weapon trading book in bound form, so it is according to the following pattern to lead: left side: right side: 1 serial number of registration 7 date of departure or note of loss 2. date of receipt 3. weapon type 8 name and address of the consignee or kind of loss 4. name, corporate name or brand, which on the weapon 9 are applied unless the firearm is left not an acquirer according to section 21 para 1 of the Firearms Act , the term the purchase authorization stating the issuing authority and date of issue 5 6 production number name and address of disposing 10 unless the firearm is according to § 34 paragraph 5 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act to a purchaser or sent to him, name and date of confirmation of the indication by the Federal Criminal Police Office.
(3) the entries under paragraphs 1 and 2 are to carry out separately for each weapon. A weapon is considered within the meaning of paragraph 1 sentence 1 No. 2 as completed, 1 once it has been tested according to § 3 of the proofing-law, 2. If the gun is not the official fire test as soon as she is kept in stock for sale.
(4) the registration of the name and address of the disposing according to paragraph 2 No. 6 can apart 1 ignition pin ignition, 2 percussion cap ignition (percussion weapons), insofar as it is single-individual loader arms, 3rd with Lunten-or spark ignition are whose model has been developed prior to the January 1, 1871 in firearms,.

§ 19 leadership of gun books in index form (1) runs the weapon production guide or the weapon trading book in list form, so the entries for several weapons of the same type (weapon items) can be grouped together according to paragraph 2 or 3. On an index card only a weapon item may be entered no. 1 No. 1 or paragraph 3 referred to in paragraph 2. New items may only be entered on same index sheet, if the registered weapon is fully booked. Disposals are with the information referred to in paragraph 2 separately enter No. 2 or paragraph 3 No. 2. For each weapon type a special sheet is to create, to note are on the weapon type and name, the company or the brand, which are attached to the weapon.
(2) the weapon production guide is to lead to the following pattern: 1. when the registration of the completion: a) date of completion of b) number c) production number 2 for the registration of departures: a) running the registration number b) date of departure or the knowledge of loss c) number d) production numbers e) name and address of the consignee, or type of loss f) unless the firearm is left not an acquirer according to section 21 para 1 of the Firearms Act , the name of purchase authorization stating the issuing authority and date of issue of g) if the firearm is according to § 34 paragraph 5 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act to a purchaser or sent to him, name and date of the confirmation of the indication by the Federal Criminal Police Office.
(3) the weapon trading book is according to the following pattern: 1 at the entry of the input: a) date of receipt b) number c) production numbers d) name and address of disposing 2. when the registration of departures: a) serial number of the registration of b) date of departure or the knowledge of loss c) number d) production numbers e) name and address of the consignee, or type of loss f) unless the firearm is left not an acquirer according to section 21 para 1 of the Firearms Act , the name of purchase authorization stating the issuing authority and date of issue of g) if the firearm is according to § 34 paragraph 5 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act to a purchaser or sent to him, name and date of the confirmation of the indication by the Federal Criminal Police Office.
(4) the registration of the name and address of the disposing according to paragraph 3 letter d can no. 1 apart 3. reignited - or spark ignition are with firearms, the model of which, was developed prior to January 1, 1871 1 ignition pin ignition, 2 percussion cap ignition (percussion weapons), as far as it's single-individual loader arms.
(5) § 17 is para 3, 5 and 6 on the entries in the record sheets, as well as on the template and store the index sheets and documents apply mutatis mutandis.

Article 20 management of gun books in electronic form (1) runs the Weaponsmithing - or the arms trade book in electronic form, so the stored records (operations subject to recording) must contain the information required by section 19. The records are immediately to save; they are to be numbered consecutively. The provisions of the Federal data protection law must be observed.
(2) the stored records have to be printed at the end of each month in plain text. The expression is in accordance with the § 19 in index form. The name of disposing of the purchaser and the purchase authorization can be printed also in encrypted form. In this case a directory is the expression to add, which allows immediate decryption of the referred data. The stocks are to present to the next month.
(3) section 17 is para 3, 5 and 6 on the entries in the record sheets, as well as on the template and store the index sheets and documents apply mutatis mutandis. The expression of the records stored after graduating last month is at the request of the competent authority in their offices or the representative of the Authority during the current month at any time to submit.
(4) the competent authority may allow exceptions to paragraph 2 set 1 and 5 If the total number of weapons at the beginning of each year and the arrivals and departures every month in plain text will be printed and it is ensured that the data stored throughout the year at the request of the competent authority at any time can be printed in plain text.
Subsection 3 marking of weapons section 21 marking of firearms
(1) if the marking is affixed according to § 24 para 1 sentence 1 No. 1 of the Firearms Act on several important parts, the information must refer to same manufacturer or dealer.
(2) in the case of firearms with smooth barrels are on any smooth barrel the barrel diameter, the 23 cm +-1 centimeter is measured from the bottom of the bumper, and install the bearing length. Firearms, where the barrel or the drum without use of tools can be replaced, are on the closure to label No. 1 and 3 of the Firearms Act section 24, subsection 1, sentence 1. Information about the manufacturer and the name of the ammunition are on the run and the drum (section 24 para 1 sentence 1 Nos. 1 and 2 of the Firearms Act) to install.
(3) a person who commercially modified a firearm or according to annex 1 section 1 subsection professional exchanges essential parts of a firearm 1 No. 1.3 to the Weapons Act and the information on the manufacturer (section 24 para 1 sentence 1 No. 1 of the Firearms Act), has its name to attach his company or his mark on the firearm. No marking on the firearm and the exchanged parts must be mounted pointing to different manufacturers or dealers.
(4) a person who commercially so shortened firearms 1, works that the length is not more than 60 cm, 2. to shot and the order changed, 3 with a kinetic energy of shells of not more than 7,5 joules in firearms with a higher kinetic energy of the bullet works, 4 with a kinetic energy of projectiles by more than 7.5 Joule in firearms with a lower kinetic energy of projectiles , works to 5 with a kinetic energy of projectiles of less than 0.08 joules in firearms with a higher kinetic energy of projectiles, or 6 in weapons according to annex 2 section 2 subsection 2 according to Appendix 1 section 1 subsection 1 No. 1.4 to rifle law changes no. 1.5 to the gun laws or in items, has permanently affix his name, his company or his mark even on the firearm , if he the information on the manufacturer (section 24 para 1 sentence 1 No. 1 of the Firearms Act) not removed. The changes have pursuant to sentence 1 No. 1 to 3 or 5 means that the kinetic energy of the bullet exceeding 7.5 Joule, is so on the firearm and the production number (section 24 para 1 sentence 1 No. 3 of the Firearms Act) to install and remove the flag according to § 24 para 2 of the Firearms Act. In addition to the marking attached on the basis of the change, the letter to install "U" is permanent.
Section 7 training and target practice (1) in courses for training in defense with firearms or target practice of this kind training in defense with firearms section 22 are in compliance with the ban of moderate combat shooting (section 27 subsection 7 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act) shooting practice and in particular the use of such obstacles and exercise equipment not allowed that the exercise about the purpose of the defence give of yourself or third parties, a moderate use of the police or military character. The use of targets, or panels, which represent people or symbolize, is permitted. The event of shooting practice referred to in sentence 1 and participation this shooting practice in shooting is prohibited.
(2) who want to organize courses for training in the defense with firearms or target practice of this kind, has the intended activity and the place where the event is to take place, to show the competent authority two weeks in advance in writing. On request of the competent authorities is a training plan or exercise program to submit, from which the knowledge to be conveyed and the nature of the intended target practice are visible. The completion of the courses or target practice is also to show the competent authority within two weeks. The operators of the firing must only allow the carrying out of these kinds of events, if the Organizer him across in writing has stated that the required pursuant to sentence 1 is displayed.
(3) in the indication of the inclusion of the training or target practice, the organizer has to reveal the identity of the adult responsible chaperone and the instructor. Article 10, paragraph 2, sentence 2 shall apply accordingly. The departure of that person or later setting has notified to the organiser of the competent authority.
(4) on the liability of the Organizer to appoint a supervisory person responsible and instructors is to apply section 10 paragraph 1 accordingly.

§ 23 admission to the course (1) to participate in the training or target practice in the sense of section 22 shall be admitted only persons, 1 who are eligible on the basis of a weapons license or certificate according to § 55 para 2 of the Firearms Act to carry a firearm or 2nd one which in section 55, paragraph 1, of the Firearms Act known employer has certified the official reasons to carry a firearm or a certificate has been granted by the competent authority referred to in paragraph 2.
The Invigilator has prior to the start of shooting operation by the existence of the requirements referred to in sentence 1 to convince.
(2) the competent authority may allow holders of a weapons permit issued for handguns and a hunting license holders who are at risk in the sense of § 19 of the arms Act personally, participation in training or target practice of the kind referred to in section 22.

§ 24 directories (1) the organiser has a directory of the invigilators, to lead the trainers and participants referred to in paragraph 2.
(2) the following information about the persons referred to in paragraph 1 must emerge from the directory: 1 first and family name, birth date and place, residence and address;
2. number, date of issue and issuing authority of the weapons license, the certificate referred to in section 55 subsection 2 of the Firearms Act or the certificate of the service Mr according § 23 para 1 sentence 1 No. 2 or the exception permission in accordance with section 23 paragraph 2;
3. in what time frame (month and year) they acted as a supervisor or as an instructor or have participated in an event.
(3) the list shall be provided by the organiser on request of the competent authority in their offices or the representative of the authority.
(4) the organiser has the directory until the expiry of five years from the date of the last entry on expected to keep safe. The organizer makes the implementation of defensive shooting, he has the directory passed to his successor, or handed over to the competent authority for storage.

Article 25 prohibition of courses or course components. Events within the meaning of section 22, prohibit dismissal of supervisors or instructors (1) that competent authority may if the facts justify the assumption, the Organizer, the Invigilator or an instructor doesn't have the required reliability, personal suitability or competence. Evidence of the reasonable expectation of the existence of facts pursuant to sentence 1, could be a responsible supervisor or an instructor the competent authority by the organiser has to request the removal of this person.
(2) the organiser has temporarily set the implementation of individual courses or target practice on request of the competent authority. The authority may require the interim adjustment, as long as the organiser 1 has not ordered an Invigilator or the number of instructors required, taking into account the requirements of safe operation of shooting or 2 does not comply with the request of the authority, to dismiss an Invigilator or an instructor due to lack reliability, personal suitability or competence of his occupation.
Section 8 regulations related to the European Union and to third countries under section 1 application of the law on citizens of the European Union article 26 General provisions (1) nationals of a Member State of the European Union (Member States) is article 21 par. 4 No. 1 of the Firearms Act is not applicable.
(2) on nationals of a Member State, who have their habitual residence in another Member State, article 21 par. 4 No. 2 is the Firearms Act not to apply, as far as the permission is limited to seek 1 orders on weapons or ammunition holders a Weaponsmithing - or arms trade permission and give it the acquisition, distribution, or the transfer of such items and 2. only such weapons or ammunition to exert over the possession of , which carried as patterns, samples or as a collection.
(3) paragraph 2 is to apply to companies which are established under the legislation of a Member State and have their registered office, Central Administration or principal place of business within the European Union. As far as these companies only their registered office, but not its head office or principal place of business within the European Union have, sentence 1 applies only if their activity in actual and continuous link with the economy of a Member State.
(4) the provisions of paragraphs 1 to 3 in favour of nationals of a Member State shall not apply insofar as this is necessary to eliminate interference to public safety or order, or to avert of an imminent risk to public safety or order in individual cases.
(5) to nationals of a Member State, article 4, par. 2 of the Firearms Act not to apply, provided they have their habitual residence in the scope of the Weapons Act and act in a self-employed or employed capacity, is the acquisition, possession or carrying a weapon or ammunition requires.

§ 27 special rules for the technical qualification (1) is proof of the vocational skills for the arms trade in the sense of section 22 of the Firearms Act to see for a national of a Member State as given, when he worked in another Member State in the trade in arms and ammunition as follows: 1 three years consecutively as independent or Senior Executive, 2. two years consecutively as independent or Senior Executive , if he for the activity can prove a prior education, by a nationally recognised certificate confirmed or of a competent professional institution as wholesome recognized continuously as an independent or senior executive and three years as imputed or 4 three years uninterruptedly as imputed if he for the profession in question can prove a prior education, 3rd two years , which is through a nationally recognized certificate confirmed or acknowledged by a competent professional body as fully satisfying.
(2) in the in paragraph 1 No. 1 and 3 referred cases may be finished the activity as a self-employed person or senior not more than ten years before the date of submission.
(3) when sufficient proof is also to see if the applicant no. 1 not continuously pursued the three-year activity referred to in paragraph 1, the exercise but not more than two years before the date of submission has been terminated.
(4) carries out activities in senior position within the meaning of paragraph 1, who worked was 2 as a substitute of the entrepreneur or the head of the company, if a responsibility associated with this position which corresponds to that of the represented operator or Manager, or 3 in a senior position with commercial tasks, and with responsibility for one or more departments of the company in an industrial or commercial establishment of the corresponding profession 1 as head of the company or a branch office.
(5) the proof that the requirements of paragraphs 1 to 4 are met, is to provide the applicant with a certificate of the competent authority of the country of origin.
Subsection 2 acquisition of weapons and ammunition in other Member States; Spend and transportable section 28 permits for the purchase of weapons and ammunition in another Member State a permit according to § 11 para. 2 of the Firearms Act as consent by an import licence of the competent authority grants. For grant, the applicant has the following information: 1. about his person: first and family name, birth date and place, addresses number, date of issue and issuing authority of the passport or identity card.
2. of the weapon: when firearms number, type, calibre and category in accordance with Annex 1 section 3 to the weapons law and, where appropriate, CIP Proofmarks; other weapons the number and type of weapons;
3. on the munitions: number, type, calibre and, where appropriate, CIP-mark.

Section 29 permits for the removal of weapons and ammunition (1) a permission or consent to the paragraphs 29 to 31 of the Firearms Act is granted by a permit of the competent authority.
(2) for the granting of an approval according to § 29 par. 2 and § 30 paragraph 1 sentence 2 of the Firearms Act, the applicant has the following information: 1 about the person of disposing of the purchaser or of the person who spends the weapons or ammunition without bills of Exchange in another Member State: first and family name, birth date and place, residence and address, company also telephone or fax number , number, date of issue and issuing authority of the passport or identity card and a claim that an arms dealer or to an individual whether;
2. about the weapons: when firearms number and type of weapons, category in accordance with Annex 1 section 3 to the weapons law, company, or trademark of the manufacturer, model name, caliber, serial number and CIP Proofmarks if necessary; other weapons the number and type of weapons;
3. on the munitions: number and type of ammunition, category according to Directive 93/15/EEC of 5 April 1993 on the harmonisation of the provisions on the placing on the market and supervision of explosives for civil uses (OJ EC No. L 121, p. 20), company or registered trade mark of the manufacturer, calibre and, where appropriate, CIP Munitionsprüfzeichen;
4. about the address: precise indication of the place, to the arms or ammunition are sent or transported.
The particulars are article 29, paragraph 1 or § 30 paragraph 1 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act pursuant to sentence 1 also for issuing a permit to spend from a third country after required; in these cases, the permit must contain all the information referred to in sentence 1.
(3) is commercial arms manufacturers or dealers (§ 21 of the Firearms Act) approved according to § 29 par. 2 of the Firearms Act generally to the movement of weapons and ammunition from a professional gunsmith or dealer, the holder of a general permission of the other Member State to the movement of weapons and ammunition referred to in article 11 (3) of Directive 91/477/EEC of 18 June 1991 on control of the acquisition and possession of weapons (OJ EC No. L 256 p. 51) is granted limited, so when firearms data of the caliber and the production number omitted. Article 29, paragraph 1 or § 30 par. 1 of the Firearms Act may be waived the information referred to in sentence 1 also when granting a permit to spend from a third country between commercial arms manufacturers or dealers to, if special reasons be made credible. In the case of the set 2 the listed must be communicated the competent monitoring authorities spend according to § 33 ABS. 3 of the Firearms Act.
(4) for the granting of a permit according to § 31 para 1 of the Firearms Act, the applicant in addition to the paragraph 2 has set to tell the transportation, the date of dispatch, and the expected date of arrival 1 referred to information on the shipment of weapons or ammunition.
(5) for the granting of a permit according to § 31 para 2 of the Firearms Act, the applicant information name and address of the company, telephone or fax number, first and family name, place of birth date of the holder of the permit according to § 21 para 1 of the Firearms Act, receiving Member State and type of weapons and ammunition. Transportation of firearms or ammunition within the European Union to a gun dealer in another Member State by one or on behalf of an owner's permission according to § 31 para 2 of the Firearms Act a statement can therefore be carried in place of the permission certificate referred to in paragraph 1, which refers to this permit. The Declaration must be made on the official form provided for the purpose and contain the following information: 1. the name of the consignor and of the receiving Member State, the transit countries, the mode of transport and of the carrier;
2. on the Erklärungspflichtigen, the shipper and the recipient: name and address of company, telephone or fax number;
3. using permission according to § 31 para 2 of the Firearms Act: date and issue number, issuing authority and validity;
4. with the prior consent of the other Member State or the exemption from prior approval: exhibition date and issuing authority, stating the weapons; a double of prior approval or exemption is accompanied by the Declaration;
5. about the weapons: when firearms number and type of weapons, category in accordance with Annex 1 section 3 of the Firearms Act, company or trademark of the manufacturer, model, caliber, production number and if necessary, CIP Proofmarks; other weapons the number and type of weapons;
6. on the munitions: number and type of ammunition, category according to Directive 93/15/EEC of 5 April 1993 on the harmonisation of the provisions on the placing on the market and supervision of explosives for civil uses (OJ EC No. L 121, p. 20), company or registered trade mark of the manufacturer, calibre and, where appropriate, CIP Munitionsprüfzeichen;
7. about the address: precise indication of the place, to the arms or ammunition are sent or transported.

Section 30 permits for the transportation of weapons and ammunition or by Germany (1) a permit according to § 32 para 1 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act is issued through a permit of the competent authority. For the issuing of the authorisation pursuant to sentence 1, the applicant has the following information: 1. about his person: first and family name, birth date and place, residence and address, company also telephone or fax number, as well as number, date of issue and issuing authority of the passport or identity card.
2. about the weapons: when firearms number and type of weapons, category in accordance with Annex 1 section 3 to the weapons law, company, or trademark of the manufacturer, model name, caliber, serial number and CIP Proofmarks if necessary; other weapons the number and type of weapons;
3. on the munitions:
Number and type of ammunition, category according to Directive 93/15/EEC of 5 April 1993 on the harmonisation of the provisions on the placing on the market and supervision of explosives for civil uses (OJ EC No. L 121, p. 20), company or registered trade mark of the manufacturer, calibre and, where appropriate, CIP Munitionsprüfzeichen;
4. about the reason of the entrainment: specification of the place, to the weapons or ammunition will be taken, and the purpose of portability.
The permit for the transportation of weapons or ammunition from a third country must contain all the information referred to in sentence 2.
(2) in the case of the granting of a permit according to § 32 para 1 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act, the competence as demonstrated can be viewed if a sufficient knowledge of the required content is made credible by a receipt of the State in which the person has their habitual residence.
(3) in the case of the granting of a permit according to § 32 para 4 of the Firearms Act, the competent authority to individuals may of in paragraph 1 sentence 2 No. 2 and 3 listed information without, if these can be made in a timely manner. The information is to furnish the competent authority without delay and upon arrival according to § 33 ABS. 3 of the Firearms Act to inform the competent monitoring authorities.
(4) the competent authority may allow in special cases applications together be for the granting of a permit according to § 32 para 4 of the Firearms Act by several persons on the official form provided for the purpose. In the case of sentence 1 information are set 2 for the applicant pursuant to paragraph 1 No. 1 and 4 fully to provide the information referred to in paragraph 1 sentence 2 No. 2 and 3, as far as the authority does not has refused this.

§ 31 (1) an is display according to § 31 para 2 sentence 3 of the Firearms Act at the Federal Criminal Police Office to reimburse with the official form provided in duplicate. The display must contain information referred in article 29, paragraph 5, sentence 3. The Federal Criminal Police Office confirms the receipt on the double of display the display.
(2) an advertisement according to § 34 paragraph 4, first half-sentence of the Firearms Act at the Federal Criminal Police Office is to reimburse with the official form provided for the purpose and must contain the following information: 1 about the person of disposing: first and family name or company, place of residence or company address, company also telephone or fax number, date of assignment;
2. about the person of the purchaser: first and family name, birth date and place, addresses in Member States as well as number, date of issue and issuing authority of the passport or identity card.
3. about the weapons or ammunition: the information according to section 29, paragraph 2, sentence 1 Nos. 2 and 3 (3) is a display according to § 34 paragraph 5 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act at the Federal Criminal Police Office to reimburse with the official form provided in duplicate and must contain the following information: 1. the person of the acquirer or person who spends a firearm to local remain in another Member State : First and family name, birth date and place, residence and address, professional number, and issuing authority of the passport or identity card, also number of date of issue, date of issue and issuing authority of gun purchase permission;
2. about the firearm: type of weapon, name, company or registered trade mark of the manufacturer, model, caliber and production number;
3. about the consignor: name and address of the sender indicated on the shipping units.
The information is to present no. 1 about the owner of the company to notify legal entities about a person authorised to represent the company and their passport or ID card when purchasing through commercial companies pursuant to sentence 1. For ongoing business relationships, the repeated template of the passport or identity card is not necessary, unless the owner of the company has changed, or legal persons to represent the company, another person has been appointed. Is the gun or the ammunition left to a person who intends to set them outside the scope of the Firearms Act, particularly in shipping, is providing the purchase authorization not required pursuant to sentence 1 No. 1 also meets a notarization of the documents in place of a passport or identity card. The Federal Criminal Police Office confirms the receipt on the double of display the display.

§ 32 releases the authorities (1) the competent authority submits the Federal Criminal Police Office the information according to § 29 para 4 through a double of the permission slip.
(2) the Federal Criminal Police Office 1 shall the information that other Member State according to article 31, paragraph 1, sentence 2 and information received pursuant to paragraph 1 (2) and who;
2. transmitted by other Member States in information received in the cases of § 29 (1) and § 30 para 1 of the Firearms Act, as well as the information received from other Member States on the transfer of weapons to annex 1 section 3 Nos. 1 to 3 (categories A 1.2 c) law on weapon or ammunition to persons and possession of such weapons or ammunition by persons , which each have their habitual residence in the scope of the Firearms Act to the competent authority;
3. transmitted by other Contracting States of the Convention of 28 June 1978 on control of the acquisition and possession of firearms by individuals (BGBl. 1980 II p. 953) information received received notifications relating to the removal or the transfer of the firearms referred to in § 34 paragraph 5 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act to the competent authority;
4. is to report the acquisition of firearms and ammunition by the § 34 paragraph 5 sentence 1 of the Firearms Act such persons of the competent central authority of the origin or the country of origin of the acquirer, if reciprocity is guaranteed; the message should contain the information according to § 31 para 3 sentence 1 Nos. 1 and 2.
(3) the monitoring authorities according to § 33 ABS. 3 of the Firearms Act send the information according to § 29 para 3 sentence 3 and according to § 30 para 3 sentence 2 to the competent authorities.

§ 33 European firearms pass (1) the period of validity of the European firearms pass according to § 32 para 6 of the Firearms Act is five years; as far as hunters or marksmen in him, only single-shot long guns with smooth-bore or smooth runs are registered, it is ten years. The validity can be extended twice for each five years. Article 9, paragraph 1 and 2 and § 37 para 2 of the Firearms Act shall apply mutatis mutandis.
(2) the applicant has to provide the information to article 30, paragraph 1, sentence 2 Nos. 1 to 3. He has a photograph from more recent times the size of at least 45 mm x 35 mm in portrait mode without edge. Photograph must represent the face to the extent of at least 20 millimeters and clearly identify the applicant. The background must be lighter than the face game.
Section 9 No. 23 of the Firearms Act are misdemeanors and final provisions article 34 offences any person in the sense of § 53 para 1, who intentionally or negligently 1 contrary to section 7, subsection 1, sentence 2 or § 22 (1) sentence 3 held target practice or participate in her, shoots 2. contrary to § 9 para 1 sentence 1 on a firing, 3. contrary to section 9, subsection 1, sentence 3 not monitored compliance with the stated requirements , 4. contrary to section 10 paragraph 1 sentence 4, the firing operation picks up or continues, 5. contrary to article 10, paragraph 2, sentence 1 or 3 or section 22, paragraph 2, sentence 1 or 3 or (3) is a set of 3 display not, not, not completely, not in the prescribed manner or not timely paid, the there called document not transporting 6 contrary to section 10, paragraph 3, sentence 4 or not or not timely provide , 7 contrary to § 10, subsection 3, sentence 5 insight not or not timely granted 8 contrary to section 11, subsection 1, sentence 1 failed to supervise shooting, 9 contrary to section 11, subsection 1, sentence 2 does not prohibit shooting or stay in the Schießstätte, 10 violates article 11 par. 2 failure to follow an order, 11 contrary to article 12, paragraph 2, sentence 2 operates a Schießstätte or used , kept 12 contrary to article 13, paragraph 1, 2, 3 or 6 set 1 or 2 weapons or ammunition, 13 contrary to article 17, paragraph 5, also in conjunction with section 19 para 5 or § 20 para 3 sentence 1 or § 24 para 3 the book, an index sheet or the directory does not or not timely submits, 14 contrary to article 17, paragraph 6, sentence 1, also in conjunction with section 19 para 5 or § 20 para 3 sentence 1 that kept the book or a record sheet not or at least ten years, 15 contrary to section 17 paragraph 6 sentence 2, also in connection with article 19, paragraph 5 or article 20, paragraph 3, sentence 1, the book, or an index sheet not or not timely passes, 16 contrary to article 17, paragraph 6, sentence 3, also in conjunction with section 19 para 5 or § 20 para 3 sentence 1 , or section 24, paragraph 4, sentence 2 not or not timely passes the book, an index sheet or the directory or not or not timely issued, 17 contrary to article 22, paragraph 2, sentence 2 not or not timely submit the training plan or exercise program, 18 contrary to section 22 paragraph 2 sentence 4 allows an event, 19 contrary to section 23 subsection 1 sentence 2 not or not timely convinced of the existence of the mentioned requirements , 20th contrary to section 24 para 1 a directory, incorrectly, incompletely or not does not in the prescribed manner, 21 contrary to section 24, paragraph 4, sentence 1 stored the directory not or at least five years or 22 contrary to section 25, paragraph 2, sentence 1 not or not timely adjusts the carrying out of a course or a practice.
section 35 (lapsed) - section 36, expiry this regulation into force shall on 1 December 2003.

Concluding formula the Federal Council has approved.

System (§ 15 para 2 No. 2) weapons and ammunition types (site: BGBl. I, 2008, 438-439) 1 firearms and give them equal equipment 1.1 rifles and shotguns including Flobertwaffen and room fittings 1.2 pistols and revolvers for firing of pistol and rifle cartridges; Silencer 1.3 blank-firing, irritant - and firing guns in accordance with Annex 1 section 1 subsection 1 No. 2.7 to 2.9 of the Firearms Act 1.4 firing guns with cartridges or cartridge bearing more than 12.5 mm diameter 1.5 air spring pressure and pressure gas guns 1.6 firearms before January 1, 1871 has been produced are equal equipment, falling 1.1 to 1.5 1.7 firearms and them.
2. ammunition 2.1 ammunition to fire from rifles and shotguns (1.1) 2.2 ammunition for firing pistols and revolvers (1.2) 2.3 ammunition to fire off blank-firing, irritant - and signal weapons (1.3) 2.4 ammunition to the firing of signal guns with a cartridge bearing more than 12.5 mm in diameter (1.4) 2.5 ammunition for firing of firearms that have been manufactured prior to January 1, 1871 , and them the same from other devices (1.6 and 1.7).