Law On The Examination And Approval Of Firearms, Firecrackers, Equipment, Ammunition Is Used Where To Drive, As Well As Ammunition And Other Weapons

Original Language Title: Gesetz über die Prüfung und Zulassung von Feuerwaffen, Böllern, Geräten, bei denen zum Antrieb Munition verwendet wird, sowie von Munition und sonstigen Waffen

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The law on the testing and approval of firearms, bullets, equipment used for propulsion ammunition, and ammunition and other weapons (Beschussgesetz-BeschG)

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BeschG

Date of expiry: 11.10.2002

Full quote:

" The law of the 11. October 2002 (BGBl. 3970, 4003), as last amended by Article 3 (17) of the Law of 7. August 2013 (BGBl. I p. 3154) "

:Last modified by Art. 3 para. 17 G v. 7.8.2013 I 3154

For details, see Notes

Footnote

(+ + + Text evidence: 1.4.2003 + + +)

The G for details. has been described as Art. 2 of G 7133-4/1 v. 11.10.2002 I 3970 adopted by the Bundestag with the consent of the Bundesrat. It occurs gem. Article 19 (1) sentence 2 of this G mWv 1.4.2003 in force. unofficial table of contents

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section 1
General provisions
§ 1Purpose, scope
§ 2Arrivalling terms
Section 2
Review and Admission
§ 3The mandatory Firearms and Böller
§ 4Exceptions to the duty to be heard
§ 5 Check-in
§ 6Checkmark
§ 7 Admission of scaffolding equipment, insertion runs and firearms not subject to the obligation to be heard, system checks of shot apparatus and the cartridge ammunition to be used in them
§ 8Admission of Schreckschuss-, Reizstoff-und Signalwaffen
§ 9Display, Review, Approval of other weapons and cartridge ammunition with irritants
§ 10Admission of pyrotechnic ammunition
§ 11Admission of other ammunition
§ 12Overleave and use bombardment or use Items subject to approval
§ 13Exceptions in individual cases
§ 14 Appropriations
Section 3
Other legislative provisions
§ 15castor advice
§ 16 Fees and outlays
§ 17Information requirements and special administrative powers within the scope of the Monitoring
§ 18Content limitations, minor provisions and orders
§ 19 Revocation and revocation
§ 20Responsability
§ 21 BußMoney Rules
Section 4
Transitional rules
§ 22Transitional

Section 1
General Provisions

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§ 1 Purpose, Scope

(1) This Act regulates the examination and approval of
1.
Firearms, Böllers, Equipment used for the propulsion of ammunition or sleepless propellant charges, including the most heavily loaded parts thereof,
2.
ammunition and
3.
other weapons
to protect users and third parties in their intended use.(2) This law shall not apply to
1.
Firearms intended for the displacement of ammunition, where the load is not heavier than 15 milligrams,
2.
modified firearms in accordance with Appendix 1, Section 1, Subsection 1, No. 1.4 of the Weapons Act of 11. October 2002 (BGBl. 3970), as amended,
3.
The storage of the items referred to in paragraph 1 in closed customs warehouses or in free zones.
(3) The Type approval is subject to
1.
non-portable self-cast devices,
2.
in other non-portable devices used to drive the propelling charge in sleeves and intended for technical purposes, only the tripping devices and the parts of the equipment which are directly exposed to the pressure of the powder gases.
Devices as set out in the first sentence of paragraph 2 may also be subject to the individual inspection.(4) Firearms, customs, equipment, ammunition and other weapons within the meaning of paragraph 1, which shall be used for
1.
top federal and state authorities and the Deutsche Bundesbank,
2.
the Bundeswehr and the foreign nationals stationed in the Federal Republic of Germany Armed forces,
3.
the federal and state police forces,
4.
the Customs administration
shall be placed in the scope of this Act and are in each case provided to them or their servants within the scope of their official duties, unless expressly specified otherwise, the Do not apply the verification and authorisation requirements laid down in this Act.(5) The Federal Government may, by means of a decree law which does not require the consent of the Bundesrat, a regulation corresponding to paragraph 4 applicable to other federal authorities and services, including their staff, within the framework of their service. Activity meeting. The Federal Government may transfer the power under the first sentence to another federal authority by means of a regulation which does not require the consent of the Federal Council.(6) The national governments may, by means of a regulation, make a provision corresponding to paragraph 4 applicable to other authorities and departments of the country, including their staff, in the course of their official activities. The national governments may delegate the power of the first sentence by means of a legal regulation to other national authorities. Non-official table of contents

§ 2 Arc-technical terms

(1) Firearms within the meaning of this law are
1.
Firearms, where a projectile is driven through the barrel using hot gases, or
2.
Devices for shooting ammunition or sleepless propellant charges, where no projectile is driven by the barrel.
(2) Maximum claimed parts in the The meaning of this law is the parts that are exposed to the gas pressure. These are, in particular,
1.
the run, where
a)
Exchange runs for a specific weapon model or system that will be replaced without rework ,
b)
Exchange purchases, which are pre-fabricated for a given weapon for the exchange of the existing run, and which are still fitted
c)
Runs without their own lock, which can be plugged into the arms of a larger caliber;
2.
the clasp as the part immediately trailing the cartridge or cartridge or the trailing part;
3.
the cartridge or cartridge store if it is not already part of the run;
4.
Firearms and equipment in accordance with Article 1 (3), in which an flammable liquid or gaseous mixture is used for propulsion, the combustion chamber and the means for producing the mixture;
5.
in firearms with other drives and devices according to § 1 para. 3 the drive device, provided that it is firmly connected to the gun or the device;
6.
in short monkeys, the handle or other weapon parts, as far as they are intended for the initiation of the trigger mechanism;
7.
Drums for a particular turret model that can be changed without rework (exchangeable drums).
(3) Böller in the sense of this law are devices that are exclusively are intended for the production of the shooting ball and which are not firearms or devices for shooting ammunition. Böller are also non-portable devices for ammunition according to a legal regulation according to § 14 para. 1 no. 1 *). Gasböller are bulbs, in which the generation of the scus ball is caused by the explosion of certain gases.(4) Schusapparatuses within the meaning of this Act are portable devices intended for commercial or technical purposes and in which ammunition is used for the purpose of propulsion.(5) In the sense of this law, there are objects in which all material-debilitating or changing works, with the exception of the usual engraving works, have been terminated.(6) Ammunition within the meaning of this Act is ammunition in accordance with Appendix 1, Section 1, Subsection 3 (1) of the Weapons Act, in addition ammunition which corresponds to the definition but intended for technical equipment referred to in paragraph 1 (2) or (4). is.(7) As far as this law uses weapons-technical or weapons-law terms, the definitions of the Weapons Act in its respectively applicable version are relevant, insofar as they are not defined in this Act by way of derogation.
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Section 2
Review and Approval

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§ 3 Duty to fire firearms and bullets

(1) Those who manufacture firearms, bullets, and highly stressed parts that can be exchanged without rework, or spoil them within the scope of this law, shall have them before they enter into the Transport will make it possible to check officially by fire. The first sentence shall not apply to gas bölsmen who are admitted in their design and designation in accordance with the first sentence of Article 7 (1). Where a firearm is assembled from the most highly stressed parts already tested, the first sentence shall be deemed to apply if individual parts are required to fit the rework or not with the gas pressure required for the firearm. have been shot.(2) Those who exchange, change or repair a firearm or a tander which has been tested in accordance with paragraph 1 shall have the subject-matter reviewed officially by fire. This shall not apply to firearms, the maximum parts of which have been replaced without any rework, provided that all the parts subjected to the highest claim have been bombted with the pressure of the bombings prescribed for these weapons. Non-official table of contents

§ 4 Exceptions to the duty obligation

(1) exempt from the obligation to make a decision:
1.
Firearms and their highest-claimed parts, the type of construction according to § 7 of the Admission
2.
2.
Firearms with a cartridge or cartridge bearing with a diameter of less than 6 mm and a length of less than 7 millimetres, as well as the One-off use of certain highly stressed parts of firearms pursuant to § 2 para. 2 sentence 2 No. 1, insofar as the type requires approval pursuant to § 7 or § 8 of the approval,
3.
Firearms, the
a)
to check, measure or research purposes by scientific institutions and authorities, weapons or ammunition manufacturers,
b)
before 1. January 1891, produced and not changed,
c)
aa)
temporarily in accordance with § 32 paragraph 1 sentence 1 of the gun act or
bb)
for storage in a closed Customs warehouses
shall be included in the scope of this Act or
d)
for the authorities referred to in Article 1 (4), including in conjunction with paragraph 5 or 6 of this Act, in the the scope of this law is brought or manufactured and left to them or their servants in the context of their official duties, in so far as an examination by the competent authority of this law shall be subject to the appropriate examination of the relevant authority
4.
Maximum claimed parts of firearms in the manufacturing process according to § 3 para. 1 as well as pre-worked highly stressed parts
(2) An obligation to pay pursuant to § 3 does not apply to firearms and to the highest claimed parts which bear the badges of a state with which the mutual recognition of the signs is agreed.(3) (4) (omitted) unofficial table of contents

§ 5 check-out

(1) For firearms shelling, check if
1.
the most heavily loaded parts of the firearm are able to withstand the strain they use when they are used of the approved ammunition or cargo (shelf-life),
2.
the closure device, the fuse and the ignition device as well as the Semi-automatic firearms of the loading mechanism work properly and the weapon can be safely loaded, closed and fired (functional safety),
3.
the Dimensions of the cartridge or cartridge bearing, the closure distance, the dimensions of the transition, the diameter of the field and of the draw or the cross-section of the barrel in the case of drawn runs and the diameter of the tub in the case of smooth runs, the nominal sizes of one according to § 14 1 (1) and 4
pursuant to § 24 (1) and (2) of the Weapons Act of 11. October 2002 (BGBl. 3970) or the marking on the weapon prescribed by law pursuant to Article 25 (1) of the Weapons Act.
(2) On request, the shelling of firearms with smooth runs with an increased gas pressure (Reinforced shelling) or with steel scrap ammunition.(3) In the case of the shelling of Böllern, it is necessary to check whether
1.
the highest claimed parts of the load (shelf life),
2.
the closure device and the trigger device are not correct work and the Böller can be safely loaded, closed, and fired (functional safety),
3.
the tube inside diameter, length and diameter of the Cartridge bearing, the diameter of the ignition channel corresponds to the provisions of a legal regulation adopted pursuant to § 14 (1) (1) (1) (dimensional accuracy),
4.
which is defined by a Legal Regulation pursuant to Section 14 (1) (3) of the Act is affixed to the Böller.
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§ 6 Test marks

(1) Firearms, Böller and their most highly stressed parts shall be marked with the official badge if they are at least white-finished and the inspection has not been subject to any complaint. Otherwise, they shall be accompanied by the official return sign. Highly stressed parts, which can no longer be repaired, are to be marked as unusable.(2) In the cases referred to in Article 4 (1) (3) (d), the objects shall be marked with a test mark of the respective competent authority. Non-official table of contents

§ 7 Approval of scare apparatus, insertion runs and firearms not subject to the obligation to be heard, system audits of Shooting apparatus and the cartridge ammunition to be used in them

(1) Schusapparatuses, auxiliary equipment for these apparatus, gas tubules, inserts for ammunition with a smaller dimension, and insertion runs without a separate closure for ammunition with the Maximum permissible gas pressure shall be allowed to be brought to the scope of this Act as standard pieces only if they are designed and labelled according to the competent authority of the competent authority shall be approved. The same applies to firearms
1.
with a cartridge or cartridge bearing up to 5 millimetres in diameter and up to 15 millimetres in length or with a cartridge or cartridge bearing less than 6 mm in diameter and less than 7 millimetres in length, in which the projectile has a kinetic energy of no more than 7.5 Joule (J), or
2.
for the one-time firing of ammunition or a solid or liquid propellant.
For the use of magazine cartridges for the use of magazine cartridges, , and in which the gas pressure acts on a piston as a part of the equipment, a system check is also part of the type approval process, which determines the suitability of the cartridge ammunition to be used in the device. Cartridge ammunition for use in equipment in accordance with sentence 3 shall be subject to a system check.(2) Paragraph 1 shall not apply to shouting apparatus, mortuals and firearms, which bear a recognised test mark of a State with which the mutual recognition of the marks is agreed.(3) The approval shall be refused if
1.
is not durable, not functional or not or
2.
is a firearm in accordance with the first sentence of paragraph 1, sentence 2, no. 1, which can be modified with commonly used tools in such a way that the firearm is Motion energy is increased to more than 7.5 joules (J).
(4) The approval of the design of a scrubbing apparatus is to fail if
1.
cartridge ammunition approved from it can be fired,
2.
it is so designed that people, where the use of the scrubbing apparatus is in its hazardous area, if properly used is more than unavoidable, or is harassed,
3.
with it can be shot in the free space in a targeted way or
4.
the Applicant does not show that it has the necessary facilities for performing repeat checks.
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§ 8 Admission of Schreckschuss, Reizstoff-und signaling weapons

(1) Firearms with a cartridge or cartridge storage up to 12.5 millimeters in diameter and portable devices according to § 2 para. 1 no. 2 without cartridges-or Cartridge storage that is
1.
Shoot of cartridge ammunition,
2.
Ate or other active ingredients or
3.
Miscellaneous pyrotechnic Ammunition
, as well as accessories to these weapons for firing pyrotechnic projectiles, may only be brought within the scope of this Act or manufactured commercially if they are of their type and designation. be approved by the competent authority.(2) The approval is to fail if
1.
cartridge ammunition can be shot down in the free space and the projectiles reach more than 7.5 joules (J),
2.
fired projectiles can be fired and give them a kinetic energy of more than 7.5 joules (J)
3.
The gas flow of the weapon has an inside diameter of less than 7 millimetres,
4.
With the weapon after reworking with commonly used tools, the effect referred to in paragraph 1 or 2 can be reached
5.
the weapon or the accessory does not meet the technical requirements of the design or
6.
The requirements of a legal regulation according to § 14 (3) of the corresponding cartridge ammunition are loaded into the cartridge storage and can be fired in it.
(3) If the gun has a cartridge or cartridge bearing with a Diameter of less than 6 mm and a length of less than 7 millimetres, the approval of the design shall also be refused if the design is not durable, non-functional or non-dimensionally stable. The same applies to the most highly stressed parts of small arms in accordance with Article 2 (2), second sentence, no. 1 to 3, which are intended for single use. Non-official table of contents

§ 9 Display, review, approval of other weapons and cartridge ammunition with irritants

(1) Anyone who
1.
Firearms according to Appendix 2, Section 2, Subsection 2, No. 1.5 to the gun law,
2.
unusable firearms or objects made from firearms
of a given model for the first time manufacture or fall within the scope of this The competent authority must notify the competent authority two months in writing and submit the subject matter for examination and approval. In the case of individual items, the body shall be a specimen and a figure, a description of the handling and design and of the substances used or of the substances used for the purpose of amending Annex 2, subsection 2, point 1.5, to the To leave the use of materials used in German language to the materials used. The agency shall inform the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt in writing of the result of the examination.(2) Anyone who
1.
firearms, who are neither a test according to § 3 nor a type-approval pursuant to § 7 nor the Subject to examination and approval pursuant to paragraph 1,
2.
Items according to Appendix 1, Section 1, Subsection 2 Nos. 1.2.1 and 2.2.1 on the Weapons Act,
3.
Items according to Appendix 1, Section 1, Subsection 2 No. 1.2.2 to the Weapons Act or
4.
Cartoon ammunition with irritants
of a particular model for the first time, or wants to spend the first time in the scope of this law, has this to the Place two months in advance in writing. The display shall be accompanied by a sample, a description of the handling and the design. The ingredients used are to be named.(3) In addition, the indication referred to in the first sentence of the first paragraph of paragraph 2 shall be accompanied by a declaration by the manufacturer or his authorised representative in the European Union,
1.
whether and how the user can change the power of the weapon,
2.
that it is in the case of paragraph 2 Paragraph 1 (2) and (3) shall be an object for which no risk to life is to be expected.
(4) The competent authority may, for items referred to in Appendix 1, subsection 1, subsection 2 (1.2.1), 1.2.2 and 2.2.1, to: Weapons Act, for the objects referred to in § 14 (4) and (6) and for projectiles, cartridge ammunition, substances and other objects with irritants, to order the necessary measures to ensure that these objects are not by way of derogation from the model examined or contrary to the requirements laid down, or be left to others. It may examine the information given in accordance with paragraph 3, or use the examination or part-examination to commission other specialist institutes.(5) Where the equipment referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 is authorised by a state body of its type and the type approval shall include the prescribed tests, type approval shall take place in place of such tests. Non-official table of contents

§ 10 Approval of pyrotechnic ammunition

(1) pyrotechnic ammunition, including the firearms fixed to it. The driving device may only be brought into the scope of this Act or manufactured commercially if it is approved by the competent authority in its nature, composition and name.(2) In the case of pyrotechnic ammunition approved in accordance with paragraph 1, the instructions for use shall be affixed in addition to the labelling required by law. In so far as the instructions for use on the individual ammunition cannot be applied, they shall be affixed to the smallest packaging unit.(3) The authorisation shall be refused,
1.
to the extent that the protection of life, health or property of the No user or third party is guaranteed when used as intended,
2.
if the ammunition meets the requirements of the composition, nature, dimensions, and dimensions of the ammunition. the highest in-use gas pressure and the designation in accordance with a legal regulation adopted pursuant to section 14 (2) sentence 1 no. 1,
3.
as far as the ammunition in its Operation, usefulness and resistance to the state of the art do not correspond to
4.
if the applicant is based on its operational equipment or in the light of an inadequate quality system, it is not in a position to ensure that the manufactured ammunition is manufactured in its composition and composition according to the approved pattern.
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§ 11 Admission of other ammunition

(1) Ammunition within the meaning of Appendix 1, section 1, subsection 3 nos. 1.1 to 1.3. Weapons law may only be marketed or left to others if it is approved by the competent authority of its type and name.(2) Paragraph 1 shall not apply to
1.
Ammunition from States with which the mutual recognition of the the smallest packing unit of which bears a test mark of one of these states,
2.
ammunition for scientific facilities, Authorities, weapons-weapons or ammunition manufacturers, as part of an ammunition collection (Section 17 (1) of the Weapons Act) or intended for such a collection, or in small quantities for commercial importer of ammunition, dealers or officially recognised Experts shall be prepared for testing, measuring or research purposes or shall be left to them for this purpose.
(3) Admission shall be refused if% 1.
the applicant or a specialised institute appointed by the applicant not to determine the extent to which:
theor a specialised institute appointed by the applicant
have the equipment required for the operation of the Testing equipment has or
3.
the test of the ammunition shows that its dimensions, its gas pressure, the stimz or active substances contained in it and its Do not comply with the requirements of a legal regulation according to § 14 (3).
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§ 12 Overlet and Use Objects Subject To Fire Or Admission

(1) Firearms, Böller, and Parts subject to the highest claim, which are subject to the obligation under § 3, may only be left to others or used for shooting only if they bear the official fire mark. This shall not apply to the release of these items if the competent authority certifies that the official examination cannot be carried out.(2) Firearms, equipment, inserts, insertion runs and ammunition which are subject to examination or approval in accordance with § § 7 to 11 may be left to others only if they bear the prescribed test or approval mark and, in the case of In the case of Section 10 (2), the instructions for use are appropriate. Non-official table of contents

§ 13 Exceptions in individual cases

The authority responsible for the approval may, in individual cases, exceptions to the Requirement of examination and admission in accordance with § 7 (1), § 8 (1), § 9 (1), § 10 (1) or § 11 (1), or deviations from the grounds of failure of Section 7 (3) or (4), § 8 (2) or (3), § 10 (3) No. 2 to 4 or § 11 Paragraph 3, sentence 1, point 3, if public interests do not stand in the way of the conflict. Non-official table of contents

§ 14 Empowerments

(1) The Federal Ministry of the Interior is authorized to implement § § 3, 5 and 6 by Ordinance with the consent of the Federal Council Rules to be adopted on
1.
the measures for the Cartridge and cartridge bearings, the transition, the diameter of the field and of the drawing or the cross-section of the barrel, the diameter of the barrel and the distance of the closure (scale), maximum permissible gas pressures, maximum and minimum energy, and the designation of the Ammunition and propellant charges,
2.
the type and performance of the fire inspection, the objects and measurement methods, as well as the procedure for this test,
3.
the type, shape, and application of the checkmarks,
4.
the introduction of a voluntary check for Firearms,
5.
the inclusion of further parts of firearms in the assessment test.
(2) The Federal Ministry of the Interior is authorized to Ordinance with the consent of the Federal Council for the implementation of § § 7 to 11
1.
to determine which technical requirements
a)
to the design of a firearm or to a single-piece clerk according to § 7 para. 1 or § 8 (2) and (3),
b)
to an article according to § 9 (1) and (2),
c)
to the Composition, composition, dimensions and maximum use gas pressure of pyrotechnic munitions according to § 10 (1) and (3) (2) and
) (d)
to the nature of the Test equipment for cartridge and cartridge ammunition and propellant charges according to § 11 para. 1
as well as the requirements for the designation of these objects,
2.
the type and implementation of the approval checks and the procedure for checking and approval rules,
3.
prescribe
a)
periodical Checks for ammunition in accordance with § 11 (1),
(b)
Controls for the use of shuns and insertion runs
, as well as the procedure for these checks. rules,
4.
To include other firearms or insertion runs in the design review and approval,
5.
Rules to be passed through
a)
Obligation to apply a registration mark as well as its form and form,
b)
the obligation of persons who manufacture ammunition within the meaning of Section 11 (1), or to the scope of this law, to carry out factory inspections,
c)
Content, management, storage and presentation of records of the in-
(
)
d)
the arrangement of a control and the submission of the further distribution of
aa)
approved munitions according to § 11 para. 1 by the competent authority and
bb)
approved firearms, shot apparatus, mortars and inserts by the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt,
if these items do not meet the required Requirements,
e)
Exceptions to the approval, the factory control and the periodic control of propellant charges in accordance with § 11 para. 1, recharged Munitions, bombshells, and types of ammunition manufactured for special purposes or specific recipients, or brought to the scope of this Act,
f)
Requirements for distribution and release of the ammunition referred to in letter (e),
g)
To carry out repeat tests on the equipment and the customs, the maintenance of facilities for carrying out these tests, the application of a test mark and its type and form, and the addition of one of the tests Physical-Technical Federal Institute approved operating instructions
the extent that the legal regulation concerns the Schussapparate, it is in agreement with the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.(3) The Federal Ministry of the Interior is authorized, by means of a regulation with the consent of the Federal Council, to prevent risks to life or health of humans, the permissible maximum normal and excessive use gas pressures, which are Minimum gas pressures, the maximum and minimum energy levels and the designation of ammunition and propellant charges in accordance with Article 11 (1). Ammunition which, on the basis of its nature, causes serious damage to the health of the person concerned beyond the damage caused by the usual mechanical effects, as well as to stimzant and active substances which cause continued damage to health , may not be allowed.(4) The Federal Ministry of the Interior is authorized, with the consent of the Federal Council, to prescribe, with the consent of the Federal Council, the prevention of risks to life or health of humans, that the shipment is within the scope of this law or in the production of
1.
firearms,
2.
Objects made of essential parts of firearms, or
3.
Ammunition
to report and to attach certain documents or samples of the designated items to the ads.(5) The Federal Ministry of the Interior is authorized to prescribe, with the consent of the Federal Council, the protection of the risks to life or health of humans by means of a decree-law, that
1.
Packaging and storing ammunition and projectiles in a specific way, and
2.
whose ingredients or starting materials may only be sold under certain conditions and may be left to others.
(6) The Federal Ministry of the Interior is authorized to by means of a regulation with the consent of the Federal Council for the prevention of risks to life or health of persons, regulations on
1.
Items within the meaning of Appendix 1, Section 1, Subsection 2 Nos. 1.2.1, 1.2.2 and 2.2.1 to the Weapons Act and the nature and marking of bullets, Cartridge ammunition or other objects with irritants and
2.
the composition and the maximum permissible quantity of irritants within the meaning of Appendix 1, Section 1 Subsection 2 No. 1.2.2 on the Weapons Act
and to determine the body responsible for the audit.

Section 3
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§ 15 Board of Committee

The Federal Ministry of the Interior is authorized to act by means of a legal regulation with the consent of the Bundesrat to form a committee (committee of committees) which advises on technical matters. In addition to the representatives of the federal and state authorities involved, representatives of specialized institutes and standardization bodies, representatives of the business sector after hearing of the leading organizations of the involved business circles and representatives, are also members of the committee. other professional associations which do not pursue economic interests. Unofficial Table Of Contents

§ 16 Fees and Deposits

(1) For individually attributable public services under this Act and on the basis of the This law shall be subject to charges and levies.(2) The Federal Ministry of the Interior is authorized to determine, for the area of the Federal Administration by means of a regulation which does not require the consent of the Federal Council, the chargeable facts and, in the process, fixed rates or to provide framework rates. The rates shall be calculated in such a way as to cover the amount of personnel and material associated with the public service which is individually attributable; in the case of individual public services which are eligible for individual benefits, it is also possible to ensure that the public service is subject to the following conditions: the economic value or the other benefits for the fee debtor are duly taken into account.(3) In the legal regulation referred to in paragraph 2, it may be determined that the fee allowed for the examination or investigation may also be levied if the examination or investigation without fault of the examining or investigating body and without the fault of the person in question may be subject to investigation. sufficient apology from the applicant could not take place at the specified date or had to be cancelled. In addition, the legal regulation may, by way of derogation from the provisions of the Regulation, be subject to exemption from fees and charges, to fees creditors, to fees payable, to the extent of the expenses to be paid and to the charging of fees. Federal fee law is regulated. Non-official table of contents

§ 17 Disclosure requirements and special administrative powers in the context of monitoring

(1) Anyone with objects in the sense of of this law, in particular the production and distribution of such goods, the competent authority shall, at the request of the competent authority, provide the information necessary for the monitoring. Persons responsible for providing information may refuse to provide information on such matters, the answers to which they themselves or one of their relatives referred to in § 383 (1) to (3) of the Code of Civil Procedure of the danger of persecution for a criminal offence or would be subject to an administrative offence.(2) The persons responsible for monitoring are authorized to
1.
at the operational and business hours of the to enter and visit land, operating facilities and premises serving the manufacture or distribution of these objects,
2.
all to fulfil their to carry out the necessary tests, including the removal of samples,
3.
to provide the necessary documents to carry out their duties; and
In order to prevent the urgent risks to public safety and public order, measures in accordance with the first sentence may also be taken in living quarters and at any time of day and night. The operator shall be obliged to accept the measures referred to in the first and second sentences of the first sentence of 1 and 2, to assist the persons responsible for the monitoring, in so far as this is necessary for the performance of their duties, and the necessary measures to be taken to ensure that the necessary measures are taken to submit business records on request. The fundamental right of the inviolability of the apartment (Article 13 of the Basic Law) is restricted to this extent.(3) On the basis of a reasoned opinion, the competent authority may order that the holder of the actual violence of a subject-matter subject to that law shall present it within a reasonable period of time to be examined by the holder. Non-official table of contents

§ 18 Content restrictions, minor provisions and arrangements

(1) Approvals and other permits after this Law may be limited in terms of content in order to protect the life or health of persons against the dangers arising from the handling of objects within the meaning of this law. For the purposes set out in the first sentence, authorisations and other authorisations may be fixed on a temporary basis or subject to conditions; the conditions may subsequently be included, amended and supplemented.(2) The competent authority may, on a case-by-case basis, take the orders necessary for the disposal of established or for the prevention of future infringements of this law or of the legal regulations adopted pursuant to this Act. It may, in particular, prohibit the further production and distribution of items within the meaning of this Act, in whole or in part, if
1.
a required approval or other permission is not available, or the items manufactured do not conform to the approval or other permission,
2.
a reason for revocation or revocation of an approval according to the administrative procedure laws,
3.
violation of side-by-side or conditionals as referred to in paragraph 1, or
4.
these objects are dangerous for body or health of the user or third party.
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§ 19 Revocation and revocation

(1) An admission or other permission shall be withdrawn if it is subsequently known that it should have been refused.(2) An authorisation or other permission shall be revoked if facts subsequently arise which should have led to their failure. An authorisation or permission may also be revoked if restrictions on content are not observed.(3) An authorisation may also be revoked if the marketing authorisation holder
1.
pyrotechnic ammunition by way of derogation from the composition or composition defined in the authorisation, manufactures, distributes, transfers or uses the law in the scope of the law,
2.
The approved pyrotechnic ammunition is no longer commercially manufactured or has been manufactured or transferred to the scope of the law on the basis of the approval Types of munitions are no longer driven, transferred or used.
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§ 20 responsibilities

(1) National governments or the bodies designated by them by means of a decree may determine by means of a regulation the competent authorities responsible for the implementation of this law, unless federal authorities are competent.(2) Each authority referred to in paragraph 1 shall be responsible for the inspection, approval of ammunition, for controls, orders and submissions for ammunition, in which an item is submitted for examination or in the case of which an authorisation or Control is requested. The periodic monitoring of the ammunition shall be requested from the authority which granted the authorisation.(3) The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt) is responsible for the admission of the firearms and technical objects referred to in § § 9 (4) and the examination of the firearms and technical objects referred to in § 9 para. 4. For the examination and approval of the pyrotechnic ammunition referred to in § 10, as well as the sleepless ammunition without projectile, referred to in Article 11 (1) in conjunction with Appendix 1, section 1, subsection 3, point 1.3, to the Weapons Act, the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung jurisdiction.(4) The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt) carries out a list of examinations and authorisations, which should contain the following information:
1.
the label of the test object,
2.
the type of audit,
3.
the awarded verification or approval mark and
4.
the test or approval location.
bodies other than the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt) are responsible for the examination or admission in accordance with § § 7 to 11, they have received the necessary reports on the examinations and approvals carried out for this purpose. Physico-Technische Bundesanstalt. The list is to be interpreted at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt during the service hours. At the request of a third party, a copy or reproduction shall be left to the third party for reimbursement of costs. Non-official table of contents

§ 21 Penal rules

(1) Contrary to the law, who intentionally or negligently
1.
contrary to § 3 para. 1 sentence 1, also in conjunction with sentence 3, or para. 2 sentence 1, also in conjunction with a legal regulation pursuant to § 14 (1) no. 5, an object referred to there not or not to be officially examined in due time by fire,
2.
contrary to § 7 (1) Sentence 1, also in conjunction with sentence 2, or § 8 (1), also in connection with a legal regulation pursuant to § 14 (2) sentence 1 no. 4, or contrary to § 10 para. 1, a subject-matter referred to there in the scope of this law, or ,
3.
contrary to the first sentence of Article 9 (1) or (2) sentence 1, an indication not, not correct, not complete, not in the prescribed manner, or not reimbursed in due time,
4.
contrary to § 10 para. 2 sentence 1 Use notes not applied or not properly applied,
5.
contrary to § 11 para. 1, the ammunition mentioned there is transferred to others or marketed commercially,
6.
contrary to § 12 para. 1 sentence 1, the subject-matter referred to there or one Einstecklauf other, or contrary to § 12 para. 2, the subject-matter mentioned there for commercial purposes other than
7.
contrary to § 17 (1) sentence 1, an information is not issued, not correct, not complete or not given in time,
8.
contrary to § 17 para. 2 sentence 3 a measure mentioned there does not tolerate, a person mentioned there is not supported or a business document is not or not in good time
9.
is contrary to a fully-retractable arrangement according to § 17 paragraph 3,
10.
In accordance with Section 18 (1), if the latter is not already subject to any other provision, or
11.
of a legal regulation according to
a)
§ 14 para. 2 sentence 1 no. 3 or 5 letter a, b, d, f or g, or
b)
§ 14 para. 2 sentence 1 No. 5 letter c
or a enforceable arrangement adopted pursuant to a decree law, insofar as the legal regulation is applicable to a
() In the cases referred to in paragraph 1 (3), (4), (7), (8), (9) or (11) (b), the administrative offence may be subject to a fine of up to 20 000 euro, in the other cases by means of a penalty payment. Fines of up to fifty thousand euros are punished.(3) The administrative authority within the meaning of Section 36 (1) (1) of the Code of Administrative Offences is the competent authority pursuant to Section 48 (1) of the Weapons Act.

Section 4
Transitional provisions

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§ 22 Transitional rules

(1) An admission within the meaning of § § 7 to 11 granted prior to the entry into force of this Act shall apply to the extent to which it has been authorised under this Act.(2) A test mark issued or recognised before the entry into force of this Act shall be regarded as a test mark within the meaning of this Act.(3) Ammunition, which is annexed to Annex III to the Third Regulation on the Weapons Act of 22. December 1976 (BGBl. 3770), and that of its kind on the 1. The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have not been authorised since 1 January 1981 to apply the law in force since 1 January 1981 It was no longer distributed and left to others in January 1984. Ammunition according to the first sentence, which is 1. Since 1 January 1981 the law had already been on the market in the scope of the Act. It was no longer distributed and left to others in January 1986. In the case of the ammunition and its packaging, the approval mark required under Article 14 (2) sentence 1 (5) (a) must not be affixed to the ammunition and its packaging.(4) § 8 (1) applies to additional equipment to these weapons for the displacement of pyrotechnic projectiles after the 30. June 2004.(5) The handling of goods placed on the market, which shall be subject to a test obligation for the first time by this law, shall be at the latest by 31 December 2008. December 2003 without the prescribed test mark allowed.(6) Until the entry into force of a regulation on this law, the Third Regulation on the Weapons Act is to be found in the version of the Notice of 2. September 1991 (BGBl. I p. 1872), as last amended by the Regulation of 10 June 2008. January 2000 (BGBl. 38), mutatily, apply.(7) Until the entry into force of a cost regulation on this law, the cost regulation on the Weapons Act is to be found in the version of the Notice of 20. April 1990 (BGBl. 780), as last amended by the Regulation of 10 June 2008. January 2000 (BGBl. 38), mutatily, apply.