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Act on the Establishment of a National Firearms Register
(National Firearms Register Act)

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Übersetzung durch Gary Cox im Auftrag des Sprachendienstes des Bundesministeriums des Innern.

Translation provided by Gary Cox on behalf of the Language Service of the Federal Ministry of the Interior.

Stand: Nationales-Waffenregister-Gesetz vom 25. Juni 2012 (BGBl. I S. 1366)
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Version information: National Firearms Register Act of 25 June 2012 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 1366)
Translations may not be updated at the same time as the German legal provisions displayed on this website. To compare with the current status of the German version, see http://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/nwrg/BJNR136600012.html.

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Chapter 1
Purpose of the National Firearms Register; database
Section 1 Purpose of the National Firearms Register; registration authority
Section 2 Definitions
Section 3 Grounds for storage of data
Section 4 Contents of the National Firearms Register; record numbers
Chapter 2
Data transfer, responsibilities
Sub-chapter 1
Data transfer to the National Firearms Register
Section 5 Transfer of data by the weapon authorities
Section 6 Allocation of data in connection with the transfer and acquisition of registered weapons
Section 7 Allocation of data when the holder of a weapons licence moves to a different place of residence
Section 8 Responsibility for data transfer and the correctness of data
Section 9 Obligation to keep data storage logs
Sub-chapter 2
Data transfer from the National Firearms Register
Section 10 Transfer of data to weapon authorities, police forces of the Federation and the Länder, judiciary and customs authorities, tax inspection and intelligence services
Section 11 Additional requirements pertaining to the transfer of data
Section 12 Group information
Section 13 Automated data retrieval
Section 14 Automated retrieval of group information
Section 15 Transfer of data for statistical purposes
Section 16 Obligation to keep logs of data transfer in response to requests and in the automated retrieval process
Chapter 3
Restrictions on processing and use of data, rights of protection
Section 17 Restrictions on processing and use of transferred data
Section 18 Erasure of data
Section 19 Provision of data to the data subject; correction of data
Chapter 4
Final provisions
Section 20 Authorisation to issue statutory instruments
Section 21 Exclusion of divergent Land law
Section 22 Initial transfer of the database
Section 23 Introductory provision; trial operation
Section 24 Entry into force