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1. Law On the Handling of Weapons and Special Means, 27 December 2011 

On 13 June 2013, amendments were made to the law On the Handling of Weapons and Special Means. The said amendments would come into effect on 1 October 2013. Please note paragraph 19 of the Amendments concerning Section 40, paragraph 3 of the Law that has been amended by removing the word “official”. As a result, the new wording of the paragraph reads as follows:

“(3) During the visits of officials of the foreign diplomatic and consular representations, high foreign officials or officials of international organizations, after co-ordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and receipt of an authorization of the State Police, the officials and the employees of the security service thereof are permitted to carry Category B semiautomatic, non-automatic or single-shot short firearms in Latvia during and at the place of performance of their service duties in accordance with the laws of the relevant country and to utilize and use them in accordance with Section 30 and 31 of this law”

2. Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No 113, 26 February 2013

Hunting Regulations

3. Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No 109, 2 March 2004

Regulations regarding State Fees for Issuance of a Hunter’s Certificate, a Hunter’s Seasonal Card and Hunting Permit, for Issuance of a Permit for a Foreign Hunter to Hunt in the Territory of Latvia and for Issuance of a Permit to Export Hunting Trophies from Latvia, as well as Procedures for the Export of Hunting Trophies