A feast for the biathlon and shooting: the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law on sports weapon

Праздник для биатлона и стрельбы: Верховная Рада приняла закон о спортивном оружии

Igor Zhdanov

Due to the delay with adoption of law the development of the bullet shooting was put in a difficult position.

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine introduced changes to the law “On physical culture and sports”. As the Minister of youth and sports of Ukraine Igor Zhdanov during the adoption of the law voted by 238 people.

Праздник для биатлона и стрельбы: Верховная Рада приняла закон о спортивном оружии

Now, the law introduces a new term “sporting weapon”. Acquisition, storage, transportation and use of sporting arms, ammunition, the maintenance of shooting galleries, shooting ranges and stands are carried out in accordance with the legislation of the constituent entities of the sphere of physical culture and sports.

The importance of changes in the law iSport.ua asked to comment on the President of Federation of shooting of Ukraine Oleg Volkov.

“We were on the verge of despair. We have closed many schools, sealed weapons, the athletes traveled with their weapons. On the championship of Ukraine, some were able to take their weapons, and who could not – used someone else’s.

Therefore, the adoption of the law is the occasion for our Federation and for biathlon. Finally we get into the legal field, and we will not have conflicts and misunderstandings with the Ministry of interior.

Would like to acknowledge the efforts of Minister Igor Zhdanov, who long sought the adoption of this law and put to the vote of the majority.

Moreover, went crazy conversations to review and Refine the law, it would have been a funeral March for this law. But Ihor Zhdanov fought for this law and are fully engaged in the situation,” – said Oleg Volkov.

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