Czech are fighting back and the first results of them taking EU to the court to get the firearms directive anulled might be out as early as Q2/19
Now it is official – The misguided firearms directive will be challenged in the ECJ (European Court of Justice)
The Czech ministry of Interior has filed a suit 9th of August to prevent the implementation of the EU Firearms Directive, which would help the national authorities of the Member States to not implement the already faulty directive on national level.
Yesterday the European Parliament meeting in Plenary in Strasbourg voted on the Provisional Agreement reached in December following the Trilogues. The rejection of the Commission Proposal as well as the amendments proposed to improve the text failed to make it due to the first two votes: AM 109 (ENF) & AM 123 (EFDD): Rejection of the Commission proposal For: 123 Against: … Read More
Situation update: As we have indicated earlier the European Parliament will vote on the firearms directive on 14th of March. Firearms United staff has worked overtime to provide you with the summary of the current situation: The voting will work with the following principle if it follows the standard protocol: First there is a majority vote on whether the current … Read More
A constitutional amendment would enable Czechs to acquire and possess a gun for security purposes. This is a partial response to the proposed EU Firearms Directive. EURACTIV Czech Republic reports. Here some snippets which refer to Brussels’ Firearms Directive: Almost all of the Czech MEPs have already expressed their negative position to the Firearms Directive. They are also preparing new … Read More
We recieved today the information, that Vicky Ford has sent a letter to MEPs. We copied this letter from here and asked our sources for verification. It is confirmed that rapporteur Vicky Ford wrote the letter. She tweeted that she is moving towards an agreement that is close to the Parliament position, which however would move IPSC guns to Cat. A … Read More
FIREARMS UNITED Conference – Dita CHARANZOVÁ MEP – ALDE I am in the EU business for more than 12 years. I was hoping that the Commission under the president, Mr. Juncker, will follow the Smart regulation principle. Unfortunately this piece of legislation is not, what I consider of smart regulation. Every proposal for legislation must be based on a impact … Read More