Easier access to gun info
It will now be easier for the police to find information about firearms.
A new directive on registration of firearms grants the police direct remote access to the weapons register for preventive, investigative and prosecutorial purposes in connection with gun-related crimes.
The directive on overseas transportation of firearms and how these should be stored has also been amended.
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A so-called firearms passport will now be required for imports and exports of guns.
International travel with guns will now also require people to undertake a firearms safety course.
The firearms law dates back to 1969, with amendments from 1980 and 2015.
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