Weapons And Special Features Of The Law

Original Language Title: Ieroču un speciālo līdzekļu aprites likums

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the weapons and special means of law chapter I General provisions article 1. The terms used in the law, the law is applied in the following terms: 1) antique firearms-firearms manufactured before 1899;
2) movement, weapons, ammunition, special features and components (production) the manufacture, repair, purchasing firearms, collectibles, export, import and transit, inward or outward from those in Latvia, the subject of succession, records, exhibitions or exposure, use, demonstration, awards with them, their storage, carrying, transport, transfer, removal, disposal and destruction;
3) repeated action firearm-a firearm that after each shot a new round from the magazine or cylinder type by hand-operated mechanism;
4) cold weapon — a subject that has signs of weapons and for damage caused by using a human muscle strength or special mechanisms;
5) automatic firearm, a firearm which after each shot himself in charge of the new shots, and once it is activated release mechanism, can do more shots;
6) service firearms — State and local authorities and the private law legal persons entitled to purchase, store, and use in firearms under the Firearms Act, being intended for the service or the performance of duties;
7) export — produced in Latvia or from other countries, weapons, ammunition, special features and their components out of Latvia for the implementation of the other Member States of the European Union, European economic area countries or other countries;
8) Taser — a special feature which is a high-voltage electric charge temporarily incapacitating effects on human or animal body;
9) long-barrelled firearm-a firearm that exceed 300 millimetres in length or a total length exceeding 600 millimetres;
10) gas can — a special feature, filled with liquefied petroleum gas, which is a temporary irritant or incapacitating effects;
11) gas pistol (revolver)-a weapon that only constructive rounds with irritant or incapacitating substances containing gases used to temporarily Act on the human body;
12): weapons, ammunition, special features, and the holding of its constituents, subject to specific safety requirements;
13) smooth-bore firearm-a firearm that has a smooth, at least two thirds of the barrel bore length from certain;
14) acquisition: weapons, ammunition, special features and components, the acquisition of property or possession;
15-item or weapon), which specially created for life or destruction of or damage to the target;
16 — a copy of the original) arms gun accurate replicas that are not valid for use, and which is just a reference or decorative functions;
17) transport of weapons-loaded and not separate from ammunition wrapped weapon transport, carry or otherwise move yourself up in such a way that its use is not possible;
18) repair of weapons — weapons or weapons of defects of the adaptation needs of the owner;
19) imports — other Member States of the European Union and European economic area countries or other countries producing weapons, ammunition, special features and components, the importation of Latvia for the implementation in the domestic market;
20) short firearm-a firearm that the barrel length does not exceed 300 millimetres or whose overall length does not exceed 600 millimetres;
21) — manufacture of different types of weapons, ammunition, special features and components for industrial, craft or individual production;
22) caliber firearm barrel, the internal diameter of the projectile or shell relative size;
23) classification: weapons, ammunition and special products division into categories according to their technical characteristics and use.
24) collection-weapons or ammunition, which is a scientific technical, art, history, forensic or other cognitive sources;
25) big power pneumatic weapon: pneumatic projectile weapon, which sākumenerģij is greater than 12 joules;
26) the special marking tags or number into the arms of its essential components and ammunition, which allows it to be distinguished from other weapons, their components and ammunition;
27) small power pneumatic weapon: pneumatic projectile weapon that does not exceed 12 sākumenerģij joules;
28) military firearms and special means, especially military firearms and produced special features designed for life or destruction of or damage to the targets, as well as weapons and ammunition, special features, components and accessories;
29) ammunition — articles that constructive and committing the shots made for life or destruction of or damage to the target;
30) — ready-to-use carrying weapons or special features to carry him outside the place of storage;
31) transfer — weapons, ammunition, special features and components move through the mail, with luggage or with third parties;
32) cartridges-firearms or gas pistols (revolvers) ammunition (with or without the shells) in which one entity is a combination of the propellant (gunpowder), incendiary device (kapsel) and shell (may not be);
33) pneumatic weapon-a weapon from which a bullet, arrow, or other shells fired by compressed gas;
34) semi-automatic firearm, a firearm which after each shot himself in charge of the new shots, and once it is activated release mechanism, unable to make just one shot;
35): weapons, ammunition, special features and components in the sale, Exchange, donation, or transfer of re-registering to another person or possession of the property;
salūtpatron-36) cartridge, which has no projectile intended for the shooting simulation, salutēšan or signal going;
37) special features-chemical substances, objects or mechanisms for self-protection or public order, but no weapons;

38) firearm — portable weapon with a barrel or without it, in which we burn up the gunpowder, projectile, receives the kinetic energy of motion of the driven gas pressure;
the essential components of firearms 39) — the barrel, lock, Chamber (Chamber cylinder mechanism box or frame), included in the category of firearms;
40) part of firearms: any element or its substitute, which is especially designed for a firearm and need it to run, including a barrel, frame, pastobr, machinery, or a frame, a box of ammunition, trigger and cylinder seals, and any device designed or adapted to the firearm shots sound mute, as well as flame retardants;
41) projectile — the bullet, renkul, Buckshot, arrow, or other article or substance intended or adapted for the shooting of the weapon or a round of weapons;
42) traumatic firearm-a firearm that constructively intended only to reduce the gunpowder cartridges or other quantity of the propellant cartridge case which the projectile is made of a material that reduces the ability to harm human or animal life-threatening injury, and traumatic in Latvia classified as a firearm;
43) one shot firearm-a firearm that does not have a magazine or cylinder and ammunition (cartridges) before each shot put by hand;
44) vītņstobr firearm-a firearm that the gun bore throughout its length up spiral grooves, which causes the rotation of the ball, except guns, intended for shooting with smooth-bore firearms and ammunition in Latvia classified as smooth-bore guns.
2. article. The purpose of the law this law aims to establish national institutions and individuals ' rights and obligations in relation to arms, ammunition, special features and components of movement in Latvia, as well as to determine the classification of the subject matter, prohibitions and restrictions on these items, in order to guarantee the security of individuals and society.
3. article. The scope of the law (1) of the Act apply to weapons, ammunition, special features and their components, with the exception of: 1) vintage firearms and their replicas, if you can not shoot with ammunition for the firearms or prohibited firearms, which requires the movement of the national police;
2) copies of the arms and weapons, which deactivated — make invalid shot so that all of the essential components of firearms are permanently inoperable and not removable, interchangeable or removable so that it would allow a firearm in any way to make a valid shooting, if this change has officially approved national police;
3) manufactured certified instruments that used firearms operation or design and can be used only for its intended purpose;
4) submarine hunting weapons and their ammunition;
5) with gas pressure force-powered markers, which looks like a guns and shoot with gelatine balls that are filled with dye and hit place to dissolve it by highlighting (paintball guns);
6) with an electric motor, spring or gas pressure forces operated items, like firearms and shooting for with plastic balls that sākumenerģij does not exceed four joules.
(2) The firearm is also considered subject matter intended or can be customized to exposure of gunpowder broadcast of shells, if it looks like a firearm, or is disguised as another object and its design or the material from which it is made, let it transform the projectile transmitting exposure of gunpowder, except items that: 1) deactivated;
2) designed for alarm, signalling, life-saving, animal slaughter or Harpoon fishing for industrial or technical purposes, unless it can be used for the stated purpose only.
Chapter II weapons, ammunition and special features of article 4. Classification of weapons and ammunition (1) Latvia Latvia allowed only firearms, ammunition, and large pneumatic energy weapons move freely (except military weapons and ammunition), which is classified in the national police.
(2) weapons and ammunition shall be classified, broken down according to the technical characteristics and use.
(3) one way, mark's (System), model and caliber of a firearm and ammunition, as well as high energy air gun can be classified several types of use.
(4) the order in which the State police classifies the firearms, ammunition, and large power pneumatic weapons, established by the Cabinet of Ministers.
5. article. Weapons, ammunition and special features classification according to their use of weapons, ammunition and special features according to their usage are classified as follows: 1) military guns, ammunition and special features;
2) service firearms, gas guns, pneumatic weapons, ammunition and special means intended for public order and security, service or job duties;
3) self-defense weapons, ammunition and special features;
4) hunting weapons and their ammunition;
5) sports weapons and ammunition;
6) weapons and ammunition collection.
6. article. Weapons and munitions technical classification (1) category A weapons and ammunition are: 1) the military weapons and ammunition;
2) automatic firearms;
3) firearms, disguised as other objects;
4) pistol and revolver ammunition with projectiles, ekspansīvaj (firearms, bullet that entered target, distribute or spread out) or hollow-pointed projectiles, except for hunting and sporting firearms ammunition.
(2) a category B weapons are: 1) semi-automatic or repeating short firearms transactions;
2) one shot short firearms with ammunition is the Central capsule;
3) one shot short firearms whose overall length is less than 280 millimeters and that ammunition is borders capsule;
4) semi-automatic long firearms whose magazine and certain (patron of the passing mechanism) the total capacity of the three rounds;
5) semi-automatic long firearms whose magazine and certain of the total capacity of not more than three rounds, but the magazine is detachable or using simple tools, you can make such a weapon, which is certain and a magazine's total capacity is more than three rounds;
6) repeating semi-automatic action and smooth-bore firearms whose barrel length not more than 600 millimetres;

7) semi-automatic firearms that are not military firearms and looks as automatic firearms.
(3) (C) the category of weapons are: 1) repeating long firearms transactions, with the exception of the second subparagraph of article 6 of these guns;
2) one shot long — vītņstobr firearms;
3) semi-automatic long firearms, with the exception of the second subparagraph of article 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the firearms referred to in paragraph 1;
4) one shot short firearms with a total length of not less than 280 millimeters and that ammunition is borders capsule.
(4) category D firearms are single shot long, smooth-bore guns.
(5) air weapons category includes high energy air weapons and small power pneumatic weapons.
7. article. Self defense ammunition for weapons and special means (1) Latvia self-defence authorized such weapons, ammunition and special features: 1) self classified in category B, semi-automatic, repeating actions or one shot short firearms (pistols and revolvers), whose caliber is not greater than nine millimetres, and their ammunition, with the exception of the following categories of firearms and their ammunition traumatisko;
2) self classified in categories B, C and D long smooth-bore firearms — including traumatisko guns, the length of which is not greater than 76.2 mm and chucks;
3) self for the semi-automatic, repeating or single shot gas pistols (revolvers) and their ammunition;
4) intended for self-defence sprays;
5) intended for self-defense Taser devices;
6) self defense for psychological effects of sound devices using an aggressive animal.
(2) self defense for gas pistols (revolvers), ammunition and gas containers is allowed to use such irritating substances (lakrimator): 1) Omega-hloracetofenol (fenacilhlorīd), CN (CAS 532-27-4);
2 O-hlorobenzilidenemalonitril CS) (CAS 2698-41-1);
Oleoresin capsicum, Capsaicin) 3 OC (pepper gas, including Teren-1 and Scorpions, but excluding 5003 Teren Teren-6-4, PMKK + CS and Rezed) (CAS 8023-77-6);
4) Capsaicin II PAV (synthetic pepper gas, Nonivamid) (CAS 2444-46-4).
Chapter III relating to the Prohibition of weapons, ammunition and special features movement article 8. The general prohibition is prohibited in Latvia: Latvia 1) binding international agreements prohibited weapons, ammunition and special features movement, except for the removal and destruction;
2) does not classify firearms, ammunition and high energy air circulation of weapons;
3) not marked firearms and their essential components, as well as unmarked ammunition, large energy of unmarked air weapons and unmarked gas pistols (revolvers);
4) improvised firearms, high energy air weapons and improvised munitions movements, with the exception of hunting and sporting firearms cartridge Assembly of manufactured parts or improvised in the bird shot, renkuļ and bullets;
5) technical provisions does not comply with the revised firearms or firearms technical classification, as well as shooting rounds or hidden to wear a modified firearms or large power pneumatic weapons acquisition, storing, carrying and enforcement;
6) manufacture and sale of toys which, by external appearance is manufactured firearms.
9. article. Prohibition to natural and legal persons (1) natural persons are prohibited from: 1) purchase, store, carry, realize, to use and apply gas grenades, munitions filled with irritant or incapacitating substances and is not intended for gas pistols (revolvers), the psychological effects of the light and sound equipment, underwater firearms and their ammunition, the Taser guns with wires and electrodes;
2) to buy, store, and dispose of the ammunition, which the projectile filled with medication intended for animal for temporary paralysis or sleep, killing, and for such ammunition designed specifically for weapons;
3) carry a bladed weapons designed specifically for bodily harm other than hunters, fishermen and anglers in cold weapons, hunting, fishing and angling, the athletes the sport cold weapons — provided race or training — and cold weapons, used by members of the cultural performances, parades and other official cultural events;
4) to purchase, store, carry, realize, to use and apply the guns that are made only with a valid shooting salūtpatron.
(2) natural and legal persons are prohibited to make, buy, store, carry, use, exercise and enforce any weapons with apzāģēt or pārurbt barrels, the release of apzāģēt, guns with increased capacity, as well as a magazine to carry, use and use firearms and large energy weapons with pneumatic dismounted to let go.
(3) the natural or legal persons are prohibited to make, buy, store, carry, realize, to use and apply: 1) concentrated directed energy weapons (lasers, particle or high power radio frequency beam system that can destroy or incapacitate a target);
2) category A weapons, ammunition and components;
3) firearms, disguised as other objects;
4) shot silencer (silencer) and flame retardants, as well as with those equipped firearms;
5) category B pusautomātisko, repetitive actions or one shot short firearms and their ammunition traumatisko;
6) ammunition, packed with nerves or incapacitating gases, gas pistols (revolvers) ammunition containing rubber shot bullets or other projectiles or hard substances can cause injury or cause people death, shooting from a distance greater than meters;
7) gas grenades, munitions filled with irritant or incapacitating substances and is not intended for gas pistols (revolvers), the psychological effects of light and sound devices;
8) essential components of firearms (except for hunting and sporting long firearms for the convertible barrel), as well as the essential components of firearms shall be prepared.
10. article. Natural and legal persons certain exceptions to the prohibition (1) article 9 of this law the limits referred to in the third subparagraph shall not apply to the national armed forces.

(2) article 9 of this law referred to in the third subparagraph of the weapons, their components, ammunition and special features (with the exception of concentrated directed energy weapons) acquisition, storage, carrying, use and application of the implementation of the ban does not apply to the constitutional protection Office, Ministry of the Interior system of the bodies for professional firearms, the prisons administration, military intelligence and security services and for the protection of the Bank of Latvia.
(3) article 9 of this law the weapons referred to in the third subparagraph, the munitions and special features (with the exception of concentrated directed energy weapons and ammunition, packed with nerves incapacitating gases) and the prohibition of the production of the essential components of firearms Stockyards will ban does not apply to merchants who have been granted a special permit (license) for the manufacture of firearms.
(4) article 9 of this law referred to in the third subparagraph of the essential components of firearms prohibition will not apply to business operators who have been granted a special permit (license) for the manufacture or repair of firearms.
(5) in article 9 of this law referred to in the third subparagraph the shot noise absorber (silencer) and equipped with them firearms acquisition, storage and use of the ban does not apply to legal entities, which have received the permission of wild species for keeping your property or possession of the existing fenced areas.
(6) the order in which the fifth paragraph of this article, the entities that acquire, store, and use the shot noise issued mufflers (silencers) and equipped with them firearms wild animal species, determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
Chapter IV, article 11 of weapons permits. Weapons permits (1) natural and legal persons, except the State and local authorities which are entitled to purchase, store, and in the use of weapons by law, has the right to buy, kolekcionē, store, carry, carry and dispose of category B, C and D firearms, including traumatisko for long guns, the exchangeable barrel and ammunition of firearms, as well as a large pneumatic energy weapons only with the permission of the national police.
(2) the State police issued a permit of category B, C and D hunting, sports, self defense and service of exchangeable barrel firearms, ammunition, firearms, as well as high energy air weapons purchase, storage, collection, transportation, importation, and the export thereof from Latvia, transit through Latvia, transport in the Member States of the European Union and for the implementation, as well as short self-defense firearms to wear.
(3) the authorisation to purchase and store a firearm barrel change is issued to a person registered in the long hunting or sport firearm use in hunting, sports or treniņšaušan.
(4) Weapons storage, carrying and weapons collection permit shall be issued for an unlimited duration.
(5) the European firearms pass shall be issued to the national police for five years a person registered in a category B, C or D firearm for use in hunting or sport or high energy air weapons for use in the sport.
(6) if the weapons permit is damaged, destroyed, lost or stolen, the person State police receive permission to duplicate, but if changed permission specified in the natural or legal persons, or weapons storage address: weapons permit.
(7) the order in which the national police this issue referred to in the second subparagraph of article permission to duplicate and reuse permissions, the European firearms pass, extending the European firearms pass expire, revoke the permission, as well as the requirements to be met by storage, carrying weapons or weapons collection permits and permissions during operation, determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
(8) On any type of weapon permits, permissions, permission, replica, the European firearms pass and the issue of the European firearms pass the extension of the term of validity of the duty payable. State toll facilities and the arrangements for payment shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
12. article. The weapon acquisition permit for Weapons acquisition permit shall be valid for three months from the date on which the national police decided on its issue. Permission gives the right to buy a specified therein: 1) guns, the exchangeable barrel, high power pneumatic arms and munitions in Latvia from merchants who received special permission (license) for the manufacture of weapons or trade, or upon the authorisation for entry into Latvia, weapons — from foreign arms manufacturers and merchants to trade in accordance with the laws of the countries concerned;
2) in order to store and carry a firearm, ammunition and barrel change it or high energy air weapon to its registration in the national police;
3) State police in to reregister itself of another natural or legal person, including the convertible guns barrel, or great power pneumatic weapons, which received permission to carry weapons.
13. article. Weapon storage permit Weapons storage licence gives you the right to store the order specified in the permit, the firearm barrel change or high energy air gun weapon specified in the permit holder's (natural person) the declared place of residence and real estate, shared ownership, location or the owner of the weapons (legal persons) specially engineered arms store, transport or transfer of the weapon, buy and keep its ammunition, weapon used, according to its usage type as well as use and apply this law or other gun laws and the cases and order.
14. article. Weapon carrying permit (1) weapon carrying permit issued to natural persons of category B short self-defense firearms to wear.
(2) the weapon carrying permit gives the natural person the right to possess a firearm in accordance with the procedure laid down in the authorisation of the owner of the specified weapons declared place of residence and real estate, shared ownership, location, transport or transfer of the weapon, buy and keep its ammunition, carry and use a gun according to its use, as well as to use and apply this law or other gun laws and the cases and order.

(3) Legal persons that are registered service firearms, workers shall be issued with service weapons, also long firearms, a carrying permit. Service weapon carrying permit gives the employees a legal person entitled to receive and wear performance of job responsibilities legal person registered service firearm, as well as their use in law or other legislative or regulatory cases and order. Service weapon carrying permit does not give the right to purchase a firearm ammunition.
15. article. Permission to carry weapons Weapons permit the realisation of the rights given to the person specified in the guns, too, big barrel replacement power pneumatic weapons or ammunition to sell with the Latvian merchant, who received a special permit (license) for the arms trade, or reregister the national police, which received the weapon acquisition permit.
Chapter v rights and restrictions article 16. Persons that are eligible to receive arms authorisation to purchase, store, carry and carry weapons and special means (1) a natural person who has reached 16 years of age, have the right to acquire, store and carry for self-defence in the gas cans and use them in self-defence.
(2) a natural person who has reached the age of 18, have the right to: 1) buy, store and carry cold weapons, small energy weapons and ammunition for pneumatic and use these weapons drills and sports competitions;
2) to purchase, store and carry for self defense Taser devices and to use them in self-defence;
3) to purchase, store and carry gas pistols (revolvers) and their munitions and to use them in self-defence.
(3) a citizen of Latvia, Latvian citizen, alien, refugee, stateless person and received a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Latvia, the European Union Member State and to the European economic area citizen who has reached 18 years of age, if they do not apply the prohibition referred to in this law, shall be entitled to state police permission to purchase, store and transport category (B), (C) and (D) long — smooth-bore hunting, sports and self-defense guns traumatisko a long, guns, high power pneumatic weapons and their ammunition, the use of these weapons according to their use for hunting, self-defence, treniņšaušan, shooting sports competitions, as well as the killing of livestock regulations.
(4) in the third subparagraph of that person who has reached 21 years of age and has the Hunter's license, if the person is not subject to the prohibition referred to in this law, shall be entitled to state police permission to purchase, store and transport categories (B) and (C) long-vītņstobr hunting guns and their ammunition, the use of these weapons, hunting, treniņšaušan, shooting sports competitions, as well as the killing of livestock regulations.
(5) in the third subparagraph of that person who has reached the age of 18, which is less than three years is a registered sports organisation and with at least second class with the shooting sports-related sport, if the person is not subject to the prohibition referred to in this law, shall be entitled to state police permission to purchase, store and transport categories (B) and (C) long-barrelled guns and sporting ammunition , Short firearms of category B, where the caliber of not more than 5.6 millimeters, and the ammunition and use these weapons in the treniņšaušan and shooting sports competitions.
(6) a Latvian citizen, permanent residence in the Republic of Latvia received the citizen of a Member State of the European Union and the European economic area citizen who has reached 21 years of age, if they do not apply the prohibition referred to in this law, shall be entitled to state police permission to purchase, store and carry or store, carry and carry category B pusautomātisko, repetitive actions and one shot short firearms, caliber is not greater than nine millimeters and their ammunition and use these weapons in the treniņšaušan and shooting sports competitions, as well as apply to self-defence.
Article 17. Weapons and ammunition acquisition, possession and carrying of firearms or the prohibition of energy acquisition, pneumatic weapons storage or carrying prohibited to issue permissions for natural person: 1) which penalized for committing a criminal offence, criminal history, prior to the deletion or removal;
2) which is the accused in criminal proceedings;
3) exempt from criminal liability under the criminal law, article 58 — until the year has elapsed after the date of entry into force of the decision;
4) which conditionally exempted from criminal liability under the criminal law, article 58.1 — before the end of the trial period;
5) exempt from penalties under the criminal law, article 59, — until the year has elapsed after the ruling on the release of a fine entry into force;
6) which applied in criminal proceedings for serious or particularly serious crime, the suspect status;
7) which is administratively punished about alcoholic beverages, narcotic, psychotropic, toxic or other intoxicating substances affect Community infringements, waiver of medical examinations to determine the alcohol content of the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs or other intoxicating substances, the impact test for petty hooliganism or malicious defying police officers, border guards, militia or soldiers of legitimate order or requirement, — until the year has elapsed after the enforcement of administrative penalty;
8) which restricted (temporarily deprived of) arms acquisition, storage or carrying a right or rights to engage in commercial activities in the area of movement of weapons — before the end of the period of limitation;
9) for which the State police have reasonable knowledge that the weapon can be used maliciously, endanger themselves, to public order or security;
10) for which the public prosecutor's Office or the police, State security authorities is a message that confirms the person's affiliation to the banned paramilitary or armed groups, public organizations (parties) or public organizations (parties) associations;
11) who diagnosed mental disorders;
12) who diagnosed with alcohol, narcotic, psychotropic or toxic substance dependence;
13) physical deficiencies which are not able to use a firearm or great power pneumatic weapon;
14) which is not declared (registered) place of residence;

15) which specified weapons storage address not provided certain weapons storage conditions;
16) which mention unjustified acquisition of weapons.
18. article. Institutions and legal persons who are eligible to purchase, store, and use in guns, high power pneumatic weapons and their ammunition (1) the right to buy, store, and use in guns, high power pneumatic weapons and their ammunition are the following institutions and bodies: 1) State and local authorities which are entitled to purchase, store, and use in firearms under the law;
2) with the permission of the State police, private law legal persons entitled to purchase, store, and use in firearms under the law, if the legal person members (natural persons), except for the shareholders, managers and the persons occupying positions in government institutions, as well as employees who work in accordance with the responsibilities of the available weapons and ammunition comply with this law, article 16 of the conditions of the sixth part, and they are not in this law, the prohibition referred to in article 17 (except for article 17, paragraph 13 of the prohibition on members of a legal person , managers, and individuals occupying positions in government institutions);
3) with the permission of the State police, State and municipal educational institutions founded on which lessons related to the shooting sports, jaunsarg or military training programmes, if educational personnel in accordance with the obligations of work available for arms and ammunition, match this law, article 16 of the conditions of the sixth part, and they are not in this law, the prohibition referred to in article 17;
4) with the permission of the national police — Latvia recognised sports federations that deal with sports, associated with the shooting (sporting federations), and their collective members, if their managers and persons occupying positions in the governing body, and the employees, in accordance with the obligations of work available for arms and ammunition, match this law, article 16 of the conditions of the sixth part, and they are not in this law, the prohibition referred to in article 17 (except for article 17, paragraph 13 of the ban on legal persons and persons occupying positions in government institutions);
5) with the permission of the national police — the entities that received local government permission to category 2 or 3 Gallery (shooting bench) for the transaction, if the legal person members (natural persons), except for the shareholders, managers and the persons occupying positions in government institutions, as well as employees who work in accordance with the responsibilities of the available weapons and ammunition comply with this law, article 16 of the conditions of the sixth part, and they are not in this law, the prohibition referred to in article 17 (except for article 17, paragraph 13 of the prohibition on members of a legal person , managers, and individuals occupying positions in government institutions);
6) with the permission of the State police, State, municipal and private museums if their managers and persons occupying positions in government institutions, as well as employees who work in accordance with the responsibilities of the available weapons and ammunition comply with this law, article 16 of the conditions of the sixth part, and they are not in this law, the prohibition referred to in article 17 (except for article 17, paragraph 13 of the ban on legal persons and persons occupying positions in government institutions);
7) merchants who have received the law referred to in article 42 of the special permission (license) commercial with firearms, high energy air weapons and ammunition.
(2) firearms that rendered invalid with only salūtpatron, shooting and allowed salūtpatron to buy, store, and use the State and local authorities and the private law legal persons entitled to purchase, store, and use in firearms under the law, as well as the entities that used motion picture capture or any other professional activities.
Chapter VI weapons permit cancellation article 19. Weapons acquisition, storage, carrying and collection authorizations the State police withdrawing weapons acquisition, storage, carrying and collection permits (also carrying service weapons permit and personal awards or firearm carrying permit), if: 1) to the persons subject to this law, the prohibition referred to in article 17;
2) person does not meet this law or article 16 article 18, first paragraph;
3) person deprived of the right to hunt or hunting licence invalidated (hunting firearms the acquisition and possession permit);
4) authorization of a false or invalid documents submitted;
5) legal person registered weapons, eliminating or suspending its operation;
6) natural or legal person to whom the registered guns or large power pneumatic weapons, refuses to produce to the national authority which has jurisdiction in respect of the control of movements of weapons, weapons, ammunition and the weapons permit avoid or otherwise interfere with State police officials to examine the firearms, their components or ammunition, high energy air arms storage conditions the arms given in address;
7) determined by the Court ruling.
20. article. (1) appeals against decisions of the decision on the refusal to issue a firearms or high energy air weapon acquisition, storage, carrying, or collection of such weapons permit or decision on the withdrawal of the authorisation of the physical and legal person can be a challenge and appeal against administrative procedure law.
(2) the decision on the cancellation of the opposition and the appeal shall not suspend its activity.
21. article. The transfer of weapons and ammunition in the State Police (1) If a firearm or large energy storage, compressed air gun carrying, or weapons collection permits shall be cancelled, the weapon and ammunition within five working days after the receipt of the notice must be served on the State police or with its authorization, the merchant, who received special permission (license) of the firearms, the great power pneumatic weapons and munitions trade.
(2) upon transfer of the weapon and ammunition, physical and legal person be transferred to the national police and the weapons permit and the European firearms pass.

Chapter VII arms, ammunition and special features will, recording, storage, transport, transfer, carrying, use and enforcement of article 22. Weapons, their components and ammunition acquisition, storage, transport, use, and application of wear conditions natural persons (1) before the firearm (except hunting firearm) or high energy air weapon acquisition of first person pass a qualification test for the movement of weapons and ammunition in the agenda and demonstrate skill in handling the weapon. The qualification test procedures, the adoption of the necessary settlement amount of knowledge, proficiency test, as well as the use of funds is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
(2) the first paragraph of this article of the qualification test again sorts the persons to whom the firearm or great power pneumatic weapon has not been registered in the last five years, or a person to whom the weapon (a hunting firearm) storage or carrying permits cancelled on the weapon or ammunition acquisition, registration, possession, carrying, or the exercise or infringement of the provisions which restricted (temporarily deprived of) arms acquisition, storage or carrying.
(3) Before hunting firearm acquisition of first person gets a hunting certificate. Before the vītņstobr hunting firearms the acquisition of first-person pass a practical examination in long-vītņstobr shooting hunting firearm.
(4) a natural person within five working days, the change in the barrel firearms or large energy weapon acquisition or air within five working days after its introduction in Latvia recorded the State police.
(5) natural person without arms collection authorisation has the right to acquire or keep firearms and not more than 10 big pneumatic energy weapons, including firearms not exchangeable barrel.
(6) to change the essential components of firearms, firearm or the person transferring the large energy trader pneumatic gun, which received a special permit (license) for the construction or repair of weapons.
(7) persons registered firearms for hunting and sport, are eligible to purchase hunting and sporting firearms cartridge Assembly for the corresponding industrially manufactured ammunition components and store them in the permitted firearm storage site.
(8) the natural person with the permission of the national police have the right to put the guns, big guns and pneumatic energy ammunition storage for weapons storage facilities legal entities which have received a permit, possession of weapons, or transfer weapons and ammunition storage at the time of the charge State police under the national police services of the charge provided by the price list.
(9) persons long firearms or large power pneumatic weapons registered hunting or sport, have the right to temporarily, hunting or shooting sports competitions, keep the weapon and ammunition in the dedicated room (site) or in the vehicle, as well as while carrying weapons and ammunition or from hunting, shooting sports competitions or class, treniņšaušan, vehicle, it also temporarily stop time, making this space and vehicle monitoring and ensuring to the weapon and ammunition does not get into to outsiders. Weapons and ammunition in the vehicle positioned as a safer place to the case, or other container in which the weapon and ammunition is inserted, it would not be visible from outside the vehicle, lock the vehicle doors and luggage compartment and turn on the alarm device.
(10) the natural person who received the weapon carrying permit, have the right to simultaneously carry no more than two firearms and a maximum of two loaded magazine (round cylinders) for each firearm.
(11) the natural person has the right to buy the gas pistols (revolvers) with the merchant, who received a special permit (license) for the implementation of the arms, or from other persons who registered for gas pistols (revolvers), making gas pistols (revolvers) renewal of State police or by the Ministry of Interior Information Center provides electronic services, or a foreign law in accordance with the procedure laid down, then the registration of national police or Ministry of Interior Information Center provides electronic services.
(12) the natural person prohibited weapons, ammunition and special funds to attend public holidays, commemorative, entertainment, sports or recreational activities in a public place, except when authorized by the event organizer.
(13) it is prohibited to buy, carry, transport, use and use guns, big guns, pneumatic energy and gas pistols (revolvers) influence of alcohol if the exhaled air or blood test found a blood alcohol content exceeding 0.5 [permil], as well as the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs, psychotropic, toxic or other intoxicating substances.
23. article. Weapons, ammunition and special features will, storage, transport and use entities (1) Before the weapon acquisition permit legal person presenter provides weapons storage facility installation and designate for the purchase of weapons and ammunition, storage, inventory and issuance of the responsible person.
(2) legal persons shall have the right specified in the authorisation the firearms and ammunition issued to its employees for work duties, if they have a service weapon carrying permit. Service firearm shall be issued only to the job duties.
(3) sports federations, their collective members and entities which have received the permission of Gallery (shooting bench), have the right to state police in firearms and ammunition be issued for use in accordance with the procedure laid down in treniņšaušan and shooting sports competition certified trainer or instructor's supervision.
(4) sports federations and their collective members who poured the weapons storage area and received the permission of the national police, after coordination with the national police have the power to take possession of the athlete and Hunter personal firearms and large pneumatic energy weapons.

(5) legal persons have the right to temporarily sleep in animals, paralysis, or killing for guns, ammunition and a large energy weapons issue pneumatic work duties for those employees who have a State police-issued weapons storage or a carrying permit or State police authorized to work with weapons. These terms also apply to individual workers.
(6) Legal persons have rights after coordination with the national police to identify natural persons and special features of weapons carrying limits their premises, land and public events, be fitted with weapons storage facilities and the site visit, or during the event to accept the storage of weapons and ammunition, if employees under employment duties is responsible for the storage of weapons and ammunition, match this law, article 16 of the conditions of the sixth part as well as they are not in this law, the prohibition referred to in article 17 and the national police.
24. article. Natural and legal persons the right to dispose of weapons and ammunition (1) Natural and legal persons in their owned registered firearm, so changing the barrel and ammunition, or high energy air weapon marketed only if received from State police permission to carry weapons, with the merchants, who have received a special permit (license) for firearms, large energy of air weapons and ammunition for the implementation of the national police, or re-register a gun to another person that issued the weapon acquisition permit.
(2) a natural person shall have the right, without the first paragraph of this article of the authorized economic operator the mediation exercise their ownership in the factory made the self-defense, hunting or sporting firearms ammunition to other natural persons that have the appropriate storage or carrying of firearms permit if such exercise is not of a commercial nature.
(3) physical and legal person registered on its owned gas pistols (revolvers) distributes to another person only with the merchant, who received special permission (license), large energy firearms pneumatic weapons or gas pistols (revolvers), or re-register to the State police, or through the Ministry of Interior Information Center provides electronic services.
25. article. Weapons, ammunition and special features will, registration, enforcement, storage, transport, transfer, carrying, use, and application procedure (1) the conditions and procedures for the physical and legal persons may acquire, record, store, transport, transfer and distributes guns, the convertible barrel, munitions and components as well as large power pneumatic weapons, conditions and the order in which an individual's firearms and their ammunition, wear, buy, store, carry and distributes gas pistols (revolvers) and their ammunition as well as the conditions and procedures for the issue of the legal person or the performance of the job responsibilities of the firearms and ammunition, possession of firearms, adopted their ammunition and high energy requirements of pneumatic weapons, weapons storage facilities, as well as the collection of weapons and ammunition storage terms are determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
(2) the Ministry of the Interior system of institutions, national security authorities, the national armed forces, protection of the Bank of Latvia administration, the Prosecutor's Office, the State revenue service, the prisons administration, corruption prevention and combating Bureau and municipal police property (possession) of existing weapons and special means of storage, carrying, use and application of the procedures laid down in the laws and regulations governing, but the procedures of that institution buys and distributes weapons and special means shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
Chapter VIII personal weapons, weapons Awards succession and donation of article 26. Personal awards of arms (1) the President and the Prime Minister is right about the merit of Latvia the right to assign a natural person personal Awards, pursuant to this law, the provisions of article 16.
(2) the Minister of defence, Minister of the Interior, the Minister of Justice, Minister of finance and Director of the Office for the protection of the Constitution is entitled for exemplary service or job duties to reward employees with personal Awards weapons pursuant to this law, the provisions of article 16.
(3) the personal awards of arms may be of category B, C and D firearms, high energy air weapons and cold weapons.
(4) prior to the award of a personal grant of firearms vītņstobr this article, the persons referred to in the first and second subparagraphs kontrolšāvien shall ensure from the State police firearms.
(5) of this article, the persons referred to in the first and second subparagraphs within five working days from the date of award shall notify the State police of personal Awards with a personal award of the firearm or great power pneumatic weapon.
(6) the person Awarded five working days from the date of the awards ceremony of the personal firearm or great power pneumatic weapon registered in a national police.
(7) personal honours firearm or high energy air gun owner, State police issued perpetual storage or a carrying permit.
(8) the award for firearms and large energy weapons acquisition order of air is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
27. article. Firearms and large power and pneumatic weapons succession presents (1) a Person in possession of guns, ammunition and a large power pneumatic weapons or donates property under civil law and this Act.
(2) a Person in possession of firearms, ammunition or high power pneumatic weapons can receive only donations in succession or the person to whom the weapon acquisition permit. Inherited or dāvināto guns and big power pneumatic weapons within five working days of the receipt of a donation or succession of days recorded in the national police.

(3) If a firearm, ammunition or great it power pneumatic gun can not or not yet heir to receive the weapon acquisition permit, weapon and ammunition in accordance with the application of his heirs well marketed in the merchant, who received special permission (license) of the firearms, the great power of pneumatic arms and ammunition trade, or the national police re-registered at the other person, who has received permission for acquisition of arms, or inactivated or destroyed.
Chapter IX collection of weapons and ammunition in article 28. Private collection of weapons and ammunition (1) the right to form shooting a valid firearms, ammunition, and large pneumatic energy weapons collection with State police permission to have this law, article 18, first paragraph, points 6 and 7 of the entities listed in, as well as Latvia and another for nationals of Member States of the European Union and European economic area citizens who have reached 21 years of age, if they are not in this law article 17 prohibition referred to in except the prohibitions referred to in paragraph 13.
(2) the first paragraph of this article are entitled to state police permission to buy a collection shooting valid (B), (C) and (D) the category of game, sport or self-defense guns, ammunition, and large power pneumatic weapons.
(3) If an individual's firearms owned (not including interchangeable barrel firearms) and high energy total number of pneumatic weapons is greater than 10, requires the collection of weapons.
(4) build a collection of weapons and ammunition, the acquisition and possession of which does not require the permission of the national police (including guns, to which this Act does not apply), the national police may without permission, but the way to disengage the firearms and large pneumatic weapons collection of energy may be with State police that the weapon has been deactivated.
(5) the arms or ammunition collection (except for in the fourth paragraph of this article, this collection) for transport or exposure exhibitions outside the weapons collection permits the storage space is required for the national police. This provision does not apply to the storage of weapons or carrying is authorised.
(6) the provisions of this article shall not apply to weapons and ammunition in exhibitions and product samples.
29. article. National collection of weapons and ammunition (1) State police in the Cabinet in the order of service for use of: 1) weapons collection for comparative research needs, collecting the weapons that were purchased or donated, seized or forfeited, including improvised, illegally modified or banned weapons;
2) it registered vītņstobr firearms in Latvia (except national armed forces guns) bullet and shell kontrolkolekcij that caliber is not greater than 12.7 mm (0.5 inches);
3) Latvia classified firearms and ammunition (except for national armed forces and ammunition Firearms) sample collection.
(2) the national armed forces constitute the military weapons and ammunition to the sample collection.
Chapter x the firearms and special means and conditions and modalities of application of article 30. Firearms and special means and the conditions of application (1) the use of the firearm is directed shots (except for hunting, sport shooting competitions or treniņšaušan) or the shot that caused the death of people, damage to human health or damage to the property or makes it harmless to the animal.
(2) gas cans allowed to apply self in a situation of legitimate self-defence, to help with gas from acting on a human or animal body.
(3) the Taser allowed to apply self in a situation of legitimate self-defence, to the high-voltage electrical charge assistance from acting on a human or animal body.
(4) a Person may use a firearm as a last resort or gas pistols (revolvers), to: 1) protect themselves or others from the attack, the real threat to life or health;
2) prevent the illegal attempt to violently take away a firearm;
3) bated, which surprised the person committing the crime and show resistance;
4) make harmless animal that threatens human life, health or property.
(5) a firearm may be used to call for help, warn about the use of weapons or frighten the animals.
(6) using a firearm or special feature, must not violate the limits of necessary self-defence.
31. article. The use of firearms, and the application procedure (1) application of a firearm Before warning of the intention to apply it or warning shots.
(2) without notice if the firearm used: 1) attack which endangers human life or health, is sudden;
2) attack used weapons or objects that are threatened human life or health, or use a motor vehicle;
3) attachable person resists using weapons or objects that are threatened by another human life or health.
(3) a Person who applies a firearm or gas pistols (revolvers), doing everything possible to minimize the damage and to guarantee the safety of other persons.
(4) it is prohibited to use and use guns and gas pistols (revolvers), if their use or application may suffer because of the other person, to which the weapon is not directed.
(5) for each instance of the use of firearms to a person whom it utilised, shall immediately notify the State police. This person keeps the scene conditions and remain on site, but if there are victims, give them the first medical assistance and to immediately provide emergency medical call.
Chapter XI Šautuvj (shooting bench) and treniņšaušan and shooting sports competition rules article 32. Šautuvj (shooting bench) category in the Gallery (shooting bench) according to the type of weapons to be used shall be divided into the following categories: 1) first category Gallery (shooting bench), which allowed to use bows and crossbow, as well as the metamo hatchets, knives, small pneumatic energy weapons and ammunition;
2) category Gallery, which allowed large energy weapons and ammunition for pneumatic, (B), (C) and (D) the category of firearms and their ammunition;
3) category gallery that allowed to use automatic category A firearms and ammunition, as well as the first and second categories will allow gallery type of weapons and their ammunition.

33. article. Šautuvj (shooting bench) (1) natural and legal persons have the right to set up a shooting gallery (shooting bench) or your own existing in possession of real property.
(2) the second and third categories Gallery (shooting bench) for the establishment and functioning of the municipal licence required. The licence shall be cancelled if the recipient violates the requirements of this law.
(3) the State and local authorities which are entitled to purchase, store, and use in firearms under the law, has the right to create the second and third categories Gallery (shooting bench) without the permission of local authorities.
(4) the requirements of šautuvj (shooting bench) for the establishment and operation, as well as the order in which to be released and cancelled permit shooting gallery (shooting bench) for the establishment and operation, determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
34. article. Treniņšaušan and shooting sports competition rules (1) on the treniņšaušan class and shooting sports competitions of the General safety regulations, as well as on the technical and organisational measures, the audience members and others to ensure the security of treniņšaušan class is responsible for shooting gallery (shooting bench) owner. About compliance with the provisions of the specific security shooter shooter group training or is responsible coach (teacher) or shooting instructor who runs a workout. For specific operations with the gun drills and competitions is responsible for weapons.
(2) the shooting sports competitions for the players, spectators and the safety of others, as well as the provision of medical treatment is responsible for race Organizer and certified Chief Judge of competitions.
(3) the big guns, energy weapons, as well as pneumatic bladed weapons (bows, which is hunt tipped arrows and crossbow) allowed to use treniņšaušan and shooting sports competitions only the categories in the Gallery (shooting stalls).
(4) low power pneumatic weapons, as well as a bladed weapons and metamo bow arrows, hunting tips, not allowed to use the enclosed place, subject to the security requirements to prevent damage to people, animals, property and the environment, as well as not to endanger public safety and public order do not cause interference.
(5) Treniņšaušan the second and third categories in the Gallery (shooting stalls) only a certified instructor or trainer. Instructor and trainer (Trainer) legal requirements in the Gallery (shooting bench) is mandatory.
(6) the shooting range (shooting stalls) is determined as follows treniņšaušan or shooting sports competitions the minimum age of participants: 1) category in the Gallery — unlimited;
2) shooting with high power pneumatic weapons or B or C category Proje vītņstobr hunting and sporting firearms, ammunition which has borders, — 12 year capsule;
3) shooting with category D firearms — 12 years;
4) shooting with firearms in categories B and C-16;
5) shooting with automatic firearms in category A – 18 years.
(7) persons who do not have the appropriate storage or carrying of firearms permits, treniņšaušan or shooting sports competitions carried out only certified shooting instructor or trainer (Trainer).
(8) minors who have reached the sixth part of this article that age, allowed in the Gallery (shooting stalls) use the category of firearms or large power pneumatic weapons only if treniņšaušan is organised with the shooting sports-related entity or educational institution, or if the shooting gallery (shooting bench) minor attending the parents or legal representatives.
(9) the shooting range (shooting stalls) prohibits the use of the weapon, as well as stay for persons who have alcohol, narcotic, psychotropic, toxic or other intoxicating substances. These persons prohibited to issue weapons and ammunition.
(10) the order in which Latvia takes treniņšaušan and shooting sports competitions, as well as the shooting gallery (shooting stalls) in significant safety rules established by the Cabinet of Ministers.
35. article. Shooting instructor, coach, and shooting sports competition judges certification (1) shooting instructor, except shooting instructor, which is the State and local authorities, of which the right to acquire, store, and use in firearms under the law, certified by the society "Latvian Sports Federation Council".
(2) a shooting instructor certificate is cancelled, if he violates the treniņšaušan or shooting sports competition rules or safety rules in the Gallery (shooting bench).
(3) the society "Latvian Sports Federation Council", the performance of the first and second part of the work, shall be entitled to issue administrative provisions and within the Ministry of education and science under the functional.
(4) the decision on the shooting instructor, on the issue of the certificate of refusal to issue a certificate or a shooting instructor for shooting instructor's certificate of challenge and cancellation of appeal shall not suspend its activity.
(5) the shooting sports competition judges prepared their accounts and categories make the laws and granted in accordance with the procedure laid down by a recognised Sports Federation.
(6) the shooting instructor, coach, and shooting sports competition judges certification procedure and the fee for the certification of shooting instructor determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
Chapter XII of the Republic of Latvia to the frontier with arms and ammunition article 36. The order in which soldiers and officers carrying weapons and ammunition across the State border of the Republic of Latvia in the order in which the State border of the Republic of Latvia in a time of peace with weapons or ammunition across the Government, and national armed forces personnel, foreign armed forces to comply with the national armed forces coordinated service mission, as well as Foreign Affairs or security personnel who arrived to perform with the Ministry of the Interior coordinated service mission determines the relevant national authority and the national armed forces governing laws.
37. article. Firearms, ammunition and high energy air arms export from and import into Latvia Latvia

(1) firearms, and ammunition, the barrel change or large power pneumatic weapons removal from Latvia and Latvia is necessary for importation into the State police permission, but the removal and transport of the Member States of the European Union and European economic area countries or introduction in Latvia from another Member State of the European Union or the European economic area and transport in Latvia — the European firearms pass or permit the carriage of weapons, except in article 36 of this law, these cases and cases When business is being conducted in this Act and the strategic movement of goods control law.
(2) to leave Latvia and to transport or transfer to another Member State of the European Union or the European economic area (B), (C) and (D) the category of firearms and large pneumatic energy weapons and ammunition to a person if it has a European firearms pass and the justification for the importation of arms for use in that country, treniņšaušan, or hunting shooting sports competitions, if the country concerned is not certain other procedures.
(3) purchase abroad and bring in the Latvia of category B, C and D firearms, gun and ammunition in their convertible, as well as a great-power pneumatic weapons allowed for the person, if it is a national police received the weapons acquisition permit and a permit for the import of weapons.
(4) the interchangeable barrel firearms, and ammunition, as well as a great-power pneumatic weapons may be carried across the State border of the Republic of Latvia and the transfer of them loaded, not only the special case or in a different package, and weapons separate from their ammunition, subject to the laws and regulations in the field of customs and border crossing points. The interchangeable barrel firearms and ammunition or high power pneumatic weapons or border customs control from the packaging removed only by customs or border guards.
(5) foreign diplomatic and consular staff, which is the State police firearms import permit in Latvia, from Latvia to export or transit through Latvia, but for transport in the Member States of the European Union and European economic area countries: the European firearms pass or permit the transport of weapons is the right to carry across the State border of the Republic of Latvia for loaded short firearms in category B of the special weapon, but without the cartridge Chamber.
(6) the Customs authorities shall inform the national police whenever a firearm, it bore you or ammunition, as well as large energy weapon imported pneumatic individuals in Latvia or exported from Latvia, in transit through Latvia or transferred to or from a country which is not a Member State of the European Union or the European economic area.
(7) the State police on a case when another Member State of the European Union or European economic area citizen of Latvia purchased a category B, C or D firearm or a barrel change, notify the relevant foreign authority that issued the licence or the foreign competent authority.
Chapter XIII foreign nationals, diplomatic and consular staff, high foreign officials and their security guard services in the workers ' rights in Latvia to acquire, import, store, convey, carry, use and apply weapons and ammunition article 38. Foreign citizens ' rights in Latvia to acquire firearms and large pneumatic energy weapons (1) nationals of the Member States of the European Union and European economic area citizens and other foreign nationals when they have their national authorisation issued by the competent authority, which gives the right to purchase a firearm, its barrel and ammunition you or big energy, pneumatic gun in Latvia State police can get a weapon acquisition permit and after its acquisition of a firearm, an authorization barrel change and its ammunition or high power pneumatic weapon removal from Latvia.
(2) a period of five working days, the change in the barrel firearms or large power pneumatic weapons acquisition in Latvia is a Member State of the European Union, European economic area citizen, as well as other foreign citizen presented the firearm, it purchased the barrel change or high energy air weapon State police and received permission for this weapon and its ammunition for export from Latvia.
(3) whenever a Member State of the European Union or European economic area citizen of Latvia acquires a firearm barrel change, or the national police provides information to the relevant foreign authority which issued the permit, or by the specified foreign competent authority.
39. article. Foreign citizens ' rights in Latvia, to import, store, carry, carry and use firearms and large pneumatic energy weapons (1) nationals of the Member States of the European Union and European economic area citizens, if they have a European firearms pass and the basis of entry to Latvia or crossing of transit, to lead a European firearms pass specified in (B), (C) or (D) the category of hunting or sport firearm, its barrel change or high energy air gun and ammunition for these weapons are entitled to import temporarily in Latvia these weapons and ammunition and use them for hunting, treniņšaušan or shooting sports competitions, purchase a weapon, ammunition, as well as adequate to carry arms and ammunition in transit.
(2) short firearms in category B, other than category B short sports guns, calibre which is not more than 5.6 mm, and their ammunition into the Latvia (except transit) need to get the permission of the national police, which records the European firearms pass.
(3) If, in accordance with the reasons for the Member States of the European Union national or European economic area citizen with residence in Latvia (B), (C) or (D) category firearm and its ammunition or high power pneumatic weapon intended for a period longer than three months, he shall submit vītņstobr the firearm and ammunition in the police state kontrolšāvien of weapons storage and receiving a permit. National police carried out a check on the European firearms pass and inform the Member State concerned.

(4) Member State of the European Union and the European economic area citizen who received a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Latvia has the right to authorize in Latvia and permanently store your firearm or high energy air gun when State police issued him a permit for the import of weapons and weapon storage in Latvia.
(5) other foreign nationals after the national police authorisation is entitled to import temporarily in Latvia (B), (C) and (D) the category of hunting or sporting guns, the convertible barrel, as well as a great-power pneumatic weapons and ammunition for these weapons and use the weapons Hunt, treniņšaušan or shooting sports competitions, as well as to move the arms and munitions in transit, if they have their national competent authorities issuing the licences and firearms possession permit the export of firearms from the State in which they are established, as well as the justification (invitation) to enter Latvia crossing in transit or on the.
(6) foreign nationals shall be prohibited in Latvia to enforce foreign registered weapons.
(7) foreign nationals are prohibited from abroad to realize in Latvia registered weapons. This prohibition does not apply to nationals of the Member States of the European Union and European economic area citizens who received the national police and the relevant foreign competent authority is registered in Latvia was commercialized in a Member State of the European Union or the European economic area country.
(8) national police authorisation provided for by this article shall be issued to foreign nationals and the mark of the European firearms pass shall be made in the Cabinet.
40. article. Foreign diplomatic and consular staff, high foreign officials and their security guard services in the workers ' rights in Latvia, to import, buy, store, carry, use and apply weapons and ammunition (1) Latvia accredited foreign diplomatic and consular staff after checking with the Department of Foreign Affairs and the national police authorization may acquire, store, carry, and use of the service, use the tasks in accordance with this law, article 30 and 31 (B) categories of pusautomātisko , repetitive actions or one shot short firearms.
(2) Latvia accredited foreign diplomatic and consular staff after State Police received a weapons permit for import (export), may be imported into and exported from Latvia Latvian firearms and their ammunition. Imported guns within five working days from the date of entry recorded in the national police.
(3) foreign diplomatic and consular officials, high foreign officials or international officials during official visits of officials and their security guard service staff after checking with the Department of Foreign Affairs and the national police of Latvia permits allowed the tasks time and place to wear pusautomātisko in category B, repetitive actions or one shot short firearms, in accordance with the laws of the country concerned, as well as to use and apply in accordance with this law, article 30 and 31.
(4) high foreign officials or international officials during visits to the State police may allow foreign security services in Latvia authorise and carry automatic guns and their ammunition. For such authorization shall inform the Ministry of Foreign Affairs the national diplomatic missions or international organizations concerned.
(5) national police authorisation provided for by this article shall be issued by the Cabinet.
Chapter XIV weapons, ammunition and special features in the commercial chain, article 41. Weapons, ammunition and special features of the commercial movement provisions (1) in order to deal with weapons, ammunition and special features, essential components of firearms or ammunition in firearms manufacture, components wholesale or retail marketing, export or import, as well as weapons, or special features, physical and legal person need a special permit (license).
(2) the Merchant shall receive special permission (license) duplicate, if special permit (license) damaged, lost or stolen, but if changed it contains data on merchants or installed, other weapons, ammunition, components or special features in the manufacture, repair, storage, or the location of the implementation of the special permit: (license).
(3) the special authorization (license), they duplicate and repeated special permissions (licenses) of the issuing State fee is payable.
(4) the requirements for special permissions (licenses), the requirement that the operator must comply with the special permission (license) during operation, the order in which the operator shall issue a special permit (licence), a duplicate or repeat special permission (license), revoke the special permission (license), suspend the special permissions (licenses), as well as the special permissions (licenses), a duplicate and repeated special permissions (licenses) of the issuing State toll payable and arrangements for payment shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
(5) news about special permissions (licenses), commercial companies and individual traders that they received, the persons who are authorised to represent the company, its members, as well as employees that this law is subject to restrictions, the State police recorded in the register of licences and certificates. This registry keeper and curator is the Interior Ministry's information center.
(6) the register of licences and certificates to be included in the message, include the amount, use and deletion, as well as institutions to be granted access to this information in the register shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
Article 42. Special permission (license) (1) the State police issue a special permit (license), giving the right to: 1) produce, realize, export, and exhibit exhibitions category A firearms (except military firearms and special means), (B), (C) and (D) the category of guns, pneumatic weapons, gas pistols (revolvers), that weapons ammunition, cold weapons, or special features;
2) repair category A firearms (except military firearms and special means), (B), (C) and (D) the category of guns, big guns, pneumatic energy gas pistols (revolvers) or special features;

3) to buy, import and wholesale of (A), (B), (C) and (D) the category of use of the service for firearms and their ammunition classification, gas pistols (revolvers), special funds intended for public order and security, service or job duties, the legal needs of persons who pursuant to this Act has the right to acquire such weapons, munitions or special features, as well as to export these weapons, ammunition and special features;
4) to purchase, import, export, and realize: a) category (B), (C) and (D) hunting, sports and self-defense guns and their ammunition, b) pneumatic weapons and their ammunition, c) self-defence for gas pistols (revolvers) and their ammunition, d) for special self-defence means, e) cold weapons.
(2) military firearms and special means of manufacture, repair and imports it to the national authorities, which allowed for military weapons, ammunition and special features, and the export and transit of the authorised economic operators who received special permission from the Ministry of defence (license) commercial with European Union common military list items. This special permit (licence) issued a strategic movement of goods control law.
(3) special permit (license) for the manufacture of gunpowder, the service as well as the arrangements for the manufacture of gunpowder down civil explosives and explosive components within the regulatory legislation.
(4) special permit (license), arms, munitions or special funds for the construction of the right to produce the corresponding category of weapons, ammunition, gunpowder, exception or special features components, these items store, realize, export, and exhibitions, as well as the exhibit to buy and keep the category of weapons, ammunition or special funds for the construction of the necessary components and component templates.
(5) special permit (license) for the repair of arms gives the right to buy and store weapons repair weapons components.
(6) special permit (license) for category (B), (C) and (D) hunting, sports and self-defense firearms excercise gives the right to purchase, store, import, export, marketing and exhibit shows long-barrelled hunting and sporting firearms exchangeable barrel.
(7) special permit (license) for category (B), (C) and (D) hunting, sports and self-defense firearms ammunition to excercise the right to purchase, store, import, export, marketing and exhibit shows the corresponding industrially manufactured firearms cartridges cartridge components and charging equipment.
(8) special permit (license) weapons, ammunition and special features are commercialized gives the right to expose the exhibitions, as well as brokerage business with weapons, ammunition and special funds.
43. article. Special permission (license) issued restrictions (1) special permit (license) commercial with weapons, ammunition and special funds as well as the essential components of firearms and firearms ammunition components issued to individual merchants and corporates, if sole proprietor, company members (natural persons), except for the shareholders, or the persons occupying positions in the governing bodies of the company, and employees who work in accordance with the responsibilities of the available weapons, ammunition, components or special features is at least 21 year of age reached the Latvian citizens or nationals of the Member States of the European Union or European economic area citizens and economic operators, not the subject of this and in the second paragraph of article restrictions.
(2) special permission (license) is prohibited to issue: 1) if sole proprietor, a member of the company or the person who occupies the post of commercial companies, the administrative organ or employee who, in accordance with the job description available weapons, ammunition, components or special features: a) punished for committing a criminal offence, criminal history, prior to the deletion or removal, b) is a person who applied to the accused in criminal proceedings, c) status exempt from criminal liability under the criminal law, article 58. — until the year has elapsed after the date of entry into force of the decision, d) conditionally released from criminal liability under the criminal law, article 58.1 — before the end of the trial period, e) exempt from penalties under the criminal law, article 59, — until the year has elapsed after the ruling on the release of the entry into force of the fine, f) is suspected of serious or particularly serious crime, g) administrative punishment for alcoholic beverages , the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs, psychotropic, toxic or other intoxicating substances affect Community infringements, waiver of medical examinations to determine the alcohol content of the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs or other intoxicating substances, the impact test for petty hooliganism or malicious defying police officers, border guards, militia or soldiers of legitimate order or requirement, — until the year has elapsed after the enforcement of administrative penalty;
2 If the individual economic operator), company parties or persons occupying positions in the governing bodies of the company or the employee in accordance with the obligations of work available for weapons, ammunition, components or special features: a) national police is based on the news that this weapon or special feature can be misused to endanger themselves, to public order or safety, (b) the police, Prosecutor's Office) the public or national security authorities in the news demonstrating such natural persons belonging to the banned paramilitary or armed groups, public organizations (parties) or public organizations (parties) associations;
3 If the individual merchant,) a company participant or the person who occupies the post of commercial companies, the administrative organ or employee who, in accordance with the job description available weapons, ammunition, components or special features: a) diagnosed mental disorders, b) diagnosed with alcohol, narcotic, psychotropic or toxic substances, c) Limited (deprived at the time) the weapon acquisition, storage or carrying a right or rights to engage in commercial activities in the area of movement of weapons — before the right limit expires;

4) merchant that has annulled a special permit (license) commercial with weapons, ammunition, special funds, explosives, explosive or pyrotechnic products in appliances, — until the passed year after its cancellation;
5) which the operator is a legal person, which last year reversed a special permit (license) commercial with weapons, ammunition, special funds, explosives, explosive or pyrotechnic products in appliances;
6 the operator whose participants) or official administrative organ is a natural person who had an individual trader or merchant Member last year voided a special permit (license) commercial with weapons, ammunition, special funds, explosives, explosive or pyrotechnic products in appliances, or taken a position on the governing bodies of such merchant;
7) merchants, for which the national safety authorities is the news that it is directed against the security of the State of Latvia or that it violates international treaties or international organizations contained certain restrictions;
8) that is not made by economic operators with the requirements of appropriate weapons, munitions or special features in the manufacture, repair, storage, or enforcement.
44. article. Weapons, ammunition and special features of the construction, repair, purchasing, marketing, export, import, transit, transport and storage procedures (1) the economic operators have the right to produce, store, and dispose of weapons, ammunition and special features, as well as the repair of weapons and special means only dedicated to real estate, which address the special permission (license).
(2) the operator shall establish a registry, which records the particulars of all produced, marketed and purchased firearms, ammunition and essential ingredients, also nomainītaj during repair of the essential components of firearms, high energy air weapons and gas pistols (revolvers).
(3) the operator of each firearm, its muzzle, you big pneumatic weapon energy and gas pistols (revolvers), purchasing and marketing of five working days providing the information of the Ministry of Interior Information Center Cabinet.
(4) the business operators allowed only vītņstobr to translate the firearm, which kontrolšāvien State police made no earlier than five years ago.
(5) for guns, ammunition and essential components as well as large energy weapons transportation and pneumatic transfer between Member States of the European Union, the operator requires previous consent document (permit) issued by national police strategic movement of goods control law.
(6) the European Union common military list of the weapons, their components and ammunition, special export, import or transit merchant transactions carried out, as well as those items move and transfer between the Member States of the European Union, also to time exposure exhibition, demonstration or repair of strategic movement of goods control law.
(7) be prohibited from buying firearms, and ammunition and essential components as well as large power pneumatic weapons, the conclusion of the distance contract.
(8) advertising and offering the interchangeable barrel firearms, and ammunition, as well as a great-power pneumatic weapons and gas pistols (revolvers) over the internet, it is prohibited to deliver and realise the special permit outside (license) commercial space (store or warehouse).
(9) the operator shall ensure that the presence of armed officers in firearms, munitions and large pneumatic weapons of energy transport in the territory of Latvia, if carried firearms and large energy total number of pneumatic weapons is greater than 10, or firearm ammunition count is greater than 100 000 (10) the order in which the operators producing, acquiring, recorded, stored, transported, transferred, imported, exported and disposed of weapons, ammunition and special means and Firearms firearms components ammunition components , displayed by the weapons, ammunition and special features exhibitions, as well as the repair of weapons and special means shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
Article 45. Special permission (license) the suspension and special permissions (licenses) cancellation (1) the national regulatory authority, which issued the special permission (license) is entitled to suspend its operation for a period of up to 60 days if: 1) has reason to believe that the operator's action threatens national security, stability, international commitments, public safety or order, the environment, human life, health or property — to make and get the opinions of the competent authorities;
2) merchant has violated arms, ammunition, or special features in the manufacture, repair, storage, transportation, enforcement provisions, and other provisions for the circulation of weapons — to stop and prevent violations.
(2) the national regulatory authority, which issued the special permission (license) is entitled to withdraw it if: 1) found in article 43 of this law referred to in the special permission (license) the limitations of the service;
2 violates this law merchant);
3) Merchant is not distracted in the first paragraph of this article, paragraph 2;
4) is revealed in the fact that the merchant transaction threatens national security, stability, international commitments, public safety or order, the environment, human life, health or property;
5) Merchant knowingly made false statements, special permissions (licenses);
6) merchant eliminates or suspended for a period longer than 60 days;
7) determined by the law or other court order.
(3) the decision on refusal to issue a special permit (license) for the special permission (license) or for the suspension of the special permission (license) the withdrawal can be a challenge and appeal against administrative procedure law. Opposition appeals against decision and shall not suspend its activity.
Chapter XV marking of weapons and ammunition and the single count article 46. Marking of weapons and ammunition

(1) firearms and ammunition, high power pneumatic weapons and gas pistols (revolvers) marked the time. All the essential components of firearms, which are marketed separately, not nokomplektēj a firearm, are marked.
(2) the unmarked firearms, their essential parts and ammunition, high power pneumatic weapons and gas pistols (revolvers), made in foreign countries, realize the Latvia unless their labelling.
(3) the relevant firearms, their components and ammunition, high energy air guns and gas pistols (revolvers) labelling procedures determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
47. article. Firearms, high energy air guns and gas pistols (revolvers) joint accounts (1) the register of Arms recorded for all Latvian natural and legal persons (except for national armed forces and the Office for the protection of the Constitution), exchangeable barrel firearms, high power pneumatic weapons and persons who have been issued arms licences as well as gas pistols (revolvers), and persons who acquired them. Arms register, the holder and the Manager is the Interior Ministry's information center.
(2) the arms register to be included in the message, include the amount, use and deletion, as well as institutions to be granted access to the register, established in the Cabinet of Ministers.
48. article. Bullet and shell kontrolkolekcij (1) with all the movement in Latvia in categories (A), (B) and (C) vītņstobr of firearms (except for national armed forces and traumatisko firearms guns), in which a bullet shot at the moment is the direct contact with the barrel, made to state police at kontrolšāvien. State police bullet and shell kontrolkolekcij stored in the Cabinet.
(2) a category A firearm kontrolšāvien vītņstobr national police carried out every five years.
(3) If a firearm is made vītņstobr repair and result in a change on the izšautaj shells, projectiles, and repair of the five working days following the repair of firearm delivered national police kontrolšāvien.
(4) the types of firearms repair, which changes on izšautaj projectiles and shells, determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
(5) national police kontrolšāvien by for a fee in accordance with the approved fee service price list.
(6) Kontrolšāvien with the Ministry of the Interior system of institutions, national security authorities, the Prosecutor's Office, the State revenue service, the prisons administration, corruption prevention and combating Bureau and local police firearms and State or municipal educational institutions sports firearms national police carried out free of charge.
Chapter XVI of the weapons, ammunition and special features of supervision article 49. Weapons, ammunition, components and special features control of movements (1) national police controls, as natural and legal persons who state police issued the authorisation provided for in this Act and of the special permission (license) commercial with weapons, ammunition and special funds comply with weapons, ammunition, components and special features of the rules.
(2) firearms, their components and ammunition, high energy air transport or transfer of weapons across the State border of the Republic of Latvia in accordance with its competence control of border and customs authorities.
(3) the physical and legal person by police officers or officials at the request of the authority, which has jurisdiction in respect of the control of movements of weapons shall be subject to the presentation of the firearm, ammunition, large it power pneumatic weapon, as well as the firearm and its ammunition components and corresponding weapons permit.
(4) the State police employee has the right, without prior warning, to check their firearms, ammunition, and large pneumatic energy weapons storage conditions in the permit or special weapons permit (licence) at the above address and remove the weapons, ammunition and their components, if breach the storage procedure.
(5) If lost or stolen firearm, its essential ingredient or ammunition, high power pneumatic gun or gas pistols (revolvers), the owner shall forthwith notify the nearest police authority in the country.
50. article. Individual State authorities and local government-owned weapons and ammunition control of movements (1) national armed forces and the military intelligence and security service owned the weapons and ammunition in civilian control of movement, as well as in Latvia, the existing foreign armed forces and their weapons and ammunition for the officials of the civilian Ministry of defense controls are carried out.
(2) the Ministry of the Interior system of institutions, prison administration and the State revenue service existing in possession of arms and ammunition control of the Interior Ministry, the Ministry of Justice and Ministry of finance.
(3) the constitutional protection Office, corruption prevention and combating Bureau, Bank protection and prosecution of Government owned weapons and ammunition controls the movement of the constitutional protection, the Director of the Office of the President of the Bank of Latvia and certain officials of the Attorney-General, but municipal police weapons, ammunition and special features — the movement of the municipality.
51. article. Weapons, ammunition and special funds withdrawal (1) natural and legal persons of weapons, ammunition, components and special features within the limits of its competence, is entitled to withdraw the State police officers or other officials of the national regulatory authority, when: 1) violated the arms, munitions, components or special features of the movement;
2) it requires administrative or criminal proceedings;
3) a natural or legal person to whom the end of the weapon storage, carrying, or weapons collection permits expire or weapons permit withdrawn, does not transfer a firearm, ammunition or its components and high energy air weapon State Police this law article 21, first paragraph, the deadline;
4) over the special permissions (licenses) expire or special permit (license) cancelled;
5) firearms or large power pneumatic weapon is holder of the dead or went away;
6) legal person registered weapons, the elimination or cessation of business;
7) weapons, munitions or special features do not comply with the technical rules and are not valid for use in future;
8) determined by the Court ruling.

(2) If a person is suspected of committing a crime or is called to administrative responsibility for alcoholic beverages, narcotic, psychotropic, toxic or other intoxicating substances affect Community infringements, waiver of medical examinations to determine the alcohol content of the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs or other intoxicating substances, the impact test for petty hooliganism or malicious defying police officers, border guards, militia or soldiers of legitimate order or requirement , The national police have the right to remove temporarily the weapon and ammunition, its ingredients, as well as a weapons permit and keep it until the decision on the withdrawal of the authorisation or a person justified ruling.
(3) State police are right on time to remove and store the weapon and ammunition, if the person is a victim of a road traffic accident and is not able to provide it on a transport or carrying or has a reasonable suspicion that the person joined medical pretindikācij, as well as in other cases, to avoid the possibility of a weapon or ammunition to lose, steal, or abused.
(4) the dead relatives of the owner of the weapons, or persons living in the arms at the address indicated in the permit, to ensure that the national police would remove the weapons and ammunition.
52. article. Removed weapons, ammunition and special features are storage and disposal (1) If a decision on the acquisition, stockpiling weapons and carrying disqualification or withdrawal of permission, and this decision enters into force, the transferred or removed the firearm, great energy, pneumatic gun ammunition and components the State police keep no longer than 60 days.
(2) If a person is revoked the personal Awards weapon storage or carrying permit, they transferred or removed the personal awards to the firearm, the big power pneumatic weapon and ammunition State police to the arms of the holder of the basic application can store up to weapons acquisition, storage or carrying the right to limit, but not more than one year from the date of entry into force of the decision.
(3) the firearm or great power pneumatic gun owner's death or absence went national police transferred or removed the weapon, ammunition and components store to find heirs or went absent persons, but not longer than 18 months from the transfer or removal.
(4) Article 51 of this law, the third case referred to at the time the weapon and ammunition removed national police kept until it is received by the owner of the weapons, but not longer than 90 days from the date of withdrawal.
(5) After the first, second, third and fourth subparagraph, the time limits referred to in the end national police weapons, ammunition and their components shall be transmitted to the operator, to carry out for which special permission received by (the licence), or for the implementation of the firearms on the basis of the application to another application to re-register the person who received the weapon acquisition permit or transfer to a merchant for the deactivation, which received a special permit (license) for the repair of weapons, or stored in accordance with the national police provided paid services price list , or destroyed.
(6) the operator who received special permission (license) for the implementation of the arms and ammunition, are obliged to adopt for the implementation of the national police the withdrawn guns, ammunition or their components and large pneumatic weapons and energy after exercise to provide benefits to the owner.
(7) If the weapon or commercialized by nocenošan of ammunition may not realize within 12 months, the national merchant police for destruction or for inclusion in the national arms and ammunition shall refer to the deactivation of the collection or a merchant, who received a special permit (license) for the repair of weapons.
(8) for Transferred or withdrawn firearms, their components and of great power pneumatic weapons, not technical or not marked, which changed the classification in which a technical or modified to fire rounds or hidden to wear, and ammunition, which is not marked, the national police destroyed or include the national collection of arms and ammunition.
53. article. The removal of weapons and ammunition and destruction procedures (1) Transferred or withdrawn, as well as confiscated firearms, ammunition and components, great power pneumatic weapons and gas pistols (revolvers) destroyed by the State police.
(2) weapons, ammunition and their components removal and disposal procedures established by the Cabinet of Ministers.
54. article. Responsibility for the weapons, ammunition, components and special features of the contravention of the provisions Of this law and other regulations specified weapons, ammunition, components or special regulations for the circulation of funds of individuals called to account in accordance with the procedure prescribed by law.
Transitional provisions 1. With the entry into force of this law shall lapse by law (the circulation of weapons in the Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2002, nr. 14; 2003; 2004, nr. 14, 10., 12., 2005, no; no 24; 2006, no. 14, no. 3; 2008; 2009, 2., 10., 14. no; Latvian journal, 2010, 74, no. 162).
2. the Cabinet of Ministers until July 31, 2011 manages the provisions referred to in this law.
3. Until the new cabinet from the date of entry into force of the provisions, but no longer than up to July 31, 2011 has the following Cabinet of Ministers regulations, in so far as they are not inconsistent with this law: 1) 15 April 2003 No. 167 of the rules "firearms and large pneumatic energy weapons for the uniform accounting procedures";
2) 14 October 2003 regulations No 565 "procedure for the authorization to be served šautuvj (shooting bench) for the establishment and operation, and šautuvj (shooting bench) arrangements";
3) 4 of 2003. Regulation No 631 November "national collection of weapons and ammunition, and weapons and ammunition in the classification rules";
4) of 1 March 2005, the provisions of no. 159 "arms, ammunition and gas pistols (revolvers) acquisition, tracking, accounting, storage, transport, transfer, walking, enforcement and collection building rules".

4. Persons who acquired gas pistols (revolvers) before the entry into force of this law, by 2014 31 December they recorded, are submitted to national police to the application, indicating your personal data and gas pistols (revolvers) type, make, model, series and number, or through the Ministry of Interior Information Center provides electronic services. Gas pistols (revolvers), which is not marked in accordance with the requirements of the law, before it submitted the registration marking of the trader who received special permission (license) for the repair of weapons, and after marking records the State police.
Informative reference to European Union directives, the law includes provisions resulting from: 1) of the Council of 18 June 1991, the provisions of Directive 91/477/EEC on control of the acquisition and possession of weapons;
2) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 the Directive 2008/51/EC amending Council Directive 91/477/EEC on control of the acquisition and possession of weapons.
The law shall enter into force on January 1, 2011.
The law in the Parliament adopted the 2010 October 28.
President Valdis Zatlers in Riga of the 2010 November 17.