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How to get permission to own a smoothbore?

Many people at least once in their lives asked about the acquisition of weapons. Someone would like to diversify their everyday life with new entertainment and engage in an interesting hobby - hunting. For some, weapons are a way to protect your home and family from criminal attacks. Whatever the goals of the person or guided, he will necessarily face the need to go through a standard procedure for registration. The license for smooth-bore arms is issued to persons who have provided a set of documents to the bodies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. In addition, these citizens must fulfill a number of requirements established by law. Let's see what is considered a smoothbore weapon. And also analyze what actions need to be taken to become its owner.

Concept and varieties

A smooth-bore weapon is a type of firearm, the distinguishing feature of which is the smooth bore of the trunk. This design has a rich history. The very first models of firearms were smooth-bore. To date, this principle is used to create samples of small arms for hunting, sports shooting and official activities of law enforcement officers. The most common is a smooth-bore gun of 12 caliber. Usually it has one or two trunks. By the method of recharging it can be classified into:

  • Pump;
  • Self-loading or semi-automatic;
  • With recharge of the trunk fracture;
  • Revolver type;
  • On the basis of the slip-shutter.

Who can apply for permission to own a smoothbore?

Any full-time citizen of Russia who applies for a license to the Ministry of Internal Affairs can obtain this license. At the same time, he should not suffer from drug addiction, substance abuse, alcoholism, mental illness of a protracted or chronic nature. The obstacle for obtaining permission is the absence of the index finger and the thumb or three fingers on one hand. Also, the poor vision of the applicant is a contraindication. A citizen is required to know the contents of the Weapons Act, as well as safety standards. He should not have outstanding convictions. To acquire a permit to own a smooth-bore weapon, a citizen must ensure his safe storage. To this end, he equips in his house a special weapons safe. Compliance with this rule will be monitored by the police precinct officer.

Set of documents

As a general rule, a citizen has the right to purchase up to 5 units of smoothbore weapons. Each time we will have to issue a separate permit. To do this, the licensing and permitting department together with the relevant application must provide:

  • A photocopy of the passport;
  • Medical certificate form 046-1;
  • A photocopy of the hunting ticket;
  • A certificate that a citizen is not registered with a psychiatrist and an expert in narcology;
  • A receipt confirming the payment of a one-time fee;
  • 2 photos on matte paper (3 x 4);
  • Certificate of the course "safe possession of weapons."

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