514.544.1 exam regulations for the patent of arms trade of September 21, 1998 (status November 24, 1998) the Department federal justice and police, given art. 17, al. 4, of the Act of 20 June 1997 on arms, stop: art. 1 purpose of the review the review for the patent of arms trade is intended to determine if the candidate has the theoretical knowledge and practices necessary to manage a business of weapons safely.
Art. 2 Organization review includes a theoretical part and a practical part. The theoretical part is done in writing.
The review is conducted by official experts.
The central Office of arms is developing the review documents and makes them available to the cantons. It is also developing guidelines including the Organization and evaluation of exams.
Art. 3 theoretical exam the theoretical examination lasts an hour and covers: a. legislation on weapons, on war material, on the control of goods, on the toxic and hunting; (b) the provisions of the penal code concerned; (c) the types of weapons and ammunition and their handling; d. of the basic knowledge of ballistics.
The result of the theoretical examination is carried over to a certificate.
RS 311.0 art. 4 test the practical exam covers: a. the identification of arms, weapons and ammunition accessories; (b) the use of weapons, including disassembly and Assembly, as well as the manipulation of the aiming devices.
The result of the practical examination is carried over to a certificate. Experts are motivating their decision.
Art. 5 assessment each part of the examination is considered to be sufficient or insufficient.
The review is successful if the two parts of the examination are considered sufficient.
The candidate may repeat twice more than each part of the exam.
Art. 6 conservation authority must keep the documents and results of review for ten years.
Art. 7 ways to right the decision regarding the outcome of the review may be appealed.
The procedure is governed by cantonal law.
Art. 8 run the cantons perform this regulation. They designate the competent official experts for the Organization of examinations.
They can organize exams in common with other cantons.
Art. 9 entry into force this Regulation comes into force on January 1, 1999.
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