PNP Masbate to conduct gun licensing

MASBATE CITY – The Philippine National Police has scheduled gun licensing activity on September 16-18 at the Camp Bonny Serrano, here, the chief of the Masbate Provincial Police Office (MPPO) said Tuesday.

Supt. Carl Michael Car Reyes, MPPO OIC-provincial director, reminded gun holders in the province to avail of the gun licensing program of the PNP under the new gun control law.

Reyes earlier released a memorandum that processing for applications for License to Own and Possess Firearms (LTOPF) and Registration of Firearms has been set within this month in the province.

He said the Firearms, Explosives, Security Agencies and Guards Supervision (FESAGS) Unit from the PNP regional office based in Camp Gen. Simeon A. Ola in Legazpi City will be visiting the province to handle the processing of licenses and give convenience to the applicants .

“In compliance with the Republic Act. 10591, or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act, it does require gun holders to register and renew firearms the soonest as what the new law mandates," Reyes said.

The list of requirements is available at the MPPO. (PNA) LAP/FGS/NBT/CBD/UTB

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