Updated on : 10-06-2020
LAW OF MONGOLIA
7 August, 2015 Ulaanbaatar
LAW ON FIRE WEAPONS
/ Revised version /
Article 1. The purpose of the law
1.1. The purpose of this law is to ensure the right of citizens and legal entities of Mongolia to own, possess and use firearms, ammunition and firearm-like devices, to control the circulation of firearms and ammunition and to ensure safety.
Article 16. Import and sell firearms and ammunition
16.1. A legal entity (hereinafter referred to as “seller”) shall have a six-year license to import and sell to the public firearms, ammunition, accessories and firearm-like devices for civil and security purposes. Licenses to import and sell firearms, ammunition and firearm-like devices to the public shall be issued on a competitive basis by the member of the Government in charge of legal affairs and the license may be extended.
16.2. Soum import, sale and production licenses may be issued to a person who has not obtained a license to import or sell firearms on a competitive basis.
16.3. A commission consisting of representatives of the state central administrative body in charge of legal, sports, environment and foreign trade and representatives of intelligence, police and Customs (hereinafter referred to as “Commission”) shall conduct the selection.
16.4. The Chairman of the Commission shall be appointed by the Government member in charge of legal affairs.
16.5. Citizens and legal entities authorized to conduct sports and training activities shall have the right to sell and import ammunition at the shooting facility (tire) operated by them.
16.6. The right to operate a firearms and ammunition sales center (hereinafter referred to as “Center”) in Mongolia shall be granted to no more than three legal entities nationwide and the right to operate the Center shall be granted by the state central administrative body in charge of legal affairs.
16.7. The seller shall sell firearms and ammunition located in the Tibet specified in 16.6 of this Law. The center may have a local branch.
16.8. The seller shall obtain a copy of the ID card of the buyer of firearms, ammunition and the state registration certificate of the legal entity.
16.9. The member of the Government in charge of legal affairs shall determine the type, purpose and quantity of firearms and ammunition to be imported in a given year based on the proposal of the Commission.
16.10. The Cabinet member in charge of legal affairs shall approve the tender procedure for importing and selling firearms, ammunition and firearm-like equipment, the procedure for granting licenses to Tibet, opening a branch, and the organization, operation and security of the Center.
16.11. The seller shall transport firearms and ammunition for sale to the public by specially equipped vehicles and shall notify the police in advance of the route and time of transportation.
Article 19. Smuggling of firearms and ammunition
19.1. The members of the Government in charge of legal and Customs affairs shall jointly approve the procedure for importing firearms and ammunition by the licensed person specified in Articles 16.1, 16.2 and 16.5 of this Law.
19.2. A citizen of Mongolia who has the right to own a firearm shall have the right to import one firearm not prohibited by this Law for the purpose of his / her own ownership once a year. It shall be prohibited for a citizen to sell or gift firearms imported for personal use within three years after importing them.
19.3. The police shall decide within five working days whether to issue a permit to allow firearms specified in 19.2 of this Law to cross the state border.
19.4. A citizen of Mongolia who meets the requirements set forth in Article 9.1 of this Law may import firearm-like devices across the state border.
19.5. The member of the Government in charge of legal affairs shall issue a permit to allow firearms and ammunition for sports-training purposes to cross the state border for participation in sports competitions and training based on a written request of the member of the Government in charge of sports.
19.6. The following information shall be included in the request specified in 19.5 of this Law:
19.6.1. Competition and preparation plan for the given year;
19.6.2. The number of firearms and ammunition;
19.6.3. A reference from the organization being sold by the foreign country.
19.7. Firearms and ammunition specified in 19.6 of this Law shall not be sold to the public and shall be used only for the purpose of participating in sports competitions and training for sports-training purposes.
Article 20. Import of firearms, ammunition and firearm-like devices across the state border for sports competitions, training and hunting
20.1. A citizen of Mongolia or a foreign citizen shall submit a request to the Central Police to bring his / her own firearms, ammunition and firearm-like devices across the state border for the purpose of participating in sports competitions, trainings and hunting for the use of firearms. , the name, type, number and number of firearm-like devices, the time of entry and exit, and the border crossing point.
20.2. The hunting permit issued by the competent authority shall be based on the entry of firearms, ammunition and firearm-like devices of a foreign citizen for hunting purposes specified in Article 20.1 of this Law.
20.3. The police shall review the request specified in 20.1 of this Law within five working days and decide whether to issue a permit to allow firearms, ammunition and firearm-like devices to cross the state border.
20.4. If firearms, ammunition and firearm-like devices specified in 20.1 of this Law have been purchased, they shall be registered in accordance with the requirements and procedures set forth in Article 9.1, 12 and 13 of this Law.
20.5. In accordance with Article 20.3 of this Law, when importing firearms, ammunition and firearm-like devices across the state border, the Customs shall make a mark on the permit form, confiscate the permit for export and return it to the Central Police.
20.6 The form of the permit specified in Article 20.3 of this Law shall be approved by the Chief of the Central Police.
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