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Bill No. 1135-1 "On Civilian Weapons and Ammunition"

Законопроект О гражданском оружии и боеприпасах: пистолетом можно будет обзавестись с 16 лет. Инфографика

According to the draft law No. 1135-1 "On Civil Weapons and Ammunition", in Ukraine, four categories of civil weapons and ammunition will be allowed for civil circulation and possession of individuals, economic entities and shooting organizations.

This is reported by the website of the "Ukrainian Association of Weapon Owners".

According to Article 4 of the "Categories of Civil Weapons and Ammunition" of Bill No. 1135-1 "On Civil Weapons and Ammunition," such categories of civil weapons and ammunition will be permitted in Ukraine for civil turnover and possession of individuals, business entities and shooting organizations:

  1. the first category - airgun of caliber up to 4.5 mm and the flight speed of the propelling element to 100 m / s; The firearm for the "Flaubert" cartridge caliber up to 4.5 mm and ammunition to it;
  2. second category - long-barreled shotguns; gas weapons; airguns of caliber greater than 4.5 mm and the flight speed of the propelling element is more than 100 m / s; The firearm for the "Flaubert" cartridge of caliber more than 4.5 mm and ammunition to it;
  3. the third category - long-barreled rifled and combined firearms and ammunition;
  4. the fourth category - short-rifled rifled firearms and ammunition; short-barreled smooth-bore firearm intended for firing with ammunition, equipped with elastic throwing elements of less lethal effect and ammunition to it.

"Weapons of the first category, as well as hunting and deactivated weapons are in free civil circulation, weapons of the second, third and fourth categories and ammunition are in limited civil circulation established by this Law." Citizens of Ukraine acquire the right of ownership of civilian weapons of the second, third and the fourth category, its main parts and ammunition, as well as components of ammunition to it, subject to a permit for weapons that is issued separately for each category of civilian weapon, for and exception of the first category, "- the report says.

In addition, it is noted that the non-main parts of civilian weapons and additional equipment for it are in free circulation. The number of weapons of a certain category that a person authorized to purchase weapons of this category has the right to purchase and is not restricted to them.

"Restriction of the capacity of negative and inalienable stores of civilian weapons and the use of additional equipment can be established solely by laws regulating certain types of activities on civil weapons, or regulations (rules) of sports competitions," the report said.