Authorised representative of commercial arms production and/or trafficking: grant

Anyone who wants to carry out the commercial production of weapons or the commercial arms trade by a deputy requires a proxy permit. It is granted to the holder of the licence for a particular substitute and may be limited in time. This also applies to the appointment of a person to the management of a branch or an employed branch. Permission may be limited to certain types of firearms and ammunition.

If necessary, certificate of expertise Criminal record excerpt Certificate issued by the competent judicial or administrative authority of the home or country of origin Confirmation of the Home Authority Proof of commercial establishment, operating/business premises if necessary, transcription of already issued arms trade permits Resume if necessary, to obtain information from the immigration authority Information about entries pursuant to Section 26 paragraph 2 insolvency regulations (InsO) and section 882b of the Code of Civil Procedure (ZPO) in the debtor register of the competent district court


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Preconditions
Completion of the 18th year of age of the applicant and the alternate Reliability of both the applicant and the alternate The necessary reliability presupposes, in particular, that the applicant and the deputy are not penalised. personal suitability of the applicant and the alternate For example, those persons with the assumption that they are incapacitated, addicted to alcohol or mentally ill do not have the necessary personal aptitude. Expertise of the deputy in the commercial arms trade If necessary, the deputy can obtain the necessary proof of the most important regulations on weapons law and firearms law, on the type, construction and handling of common firearms and ammunition by means of an examination at the Hanover Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The specialist is deemed to be given if the deputy fulfils the conditions for the registration of a gunmaker's company in the craft role. Proof of a need The need (a reasonable reason) may arise from a particularly recognised personal or economic interest, for example as a arms manufacturer or arms dealer. Commerciality or economic enterprise Permission is granted only if the manufacture of arms or the arms trade is carried out commercially or independently in the context of an economic undertaking.

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Economy, Labour and Transport

Last update or date of publication
13.09.2018