1All data contained in the DEWA, DEBBWA and DARUE databases may be disclosed to the following authorities to enable them to fulfil their statutory duties:
- the competent authorities of the canton of residence or home country;
- other federal and cantonal judicial and police authorities, and the authorities responsible for enforcing this Act;
- foreign police, law enforcement and security services, as well as Europol and INTERPOL offices.
2Federal and cantonal law enforcement services, cantonal police authorities and the customs authorities may access all data contained in the DEWA, DEBBWA, DAWA and DARUE databases by means of an online access procedure.
3The military authorities may access all data contained in the DEBBWA database by means of an online access procedure.
4The Central Office shall notify the competent departments of the military authorities immediately of any member of the armed forces or person required to enlist who is newly registered in the DEBBWA database and whose permit has been withdrawn, who has been refused a permit, or whose weapon has been seized. Notification is sent to the Integrated Resources Management Information System (PSN) through an automated process.
5The Central Office shall notify the competent authority of the canton of residence immediately of any member of the armed forces or person required to enlist who is newly registered in the DAWA database and whose personal weapon or borrowed weapon has been taken from them or confiscated, or who has not be given a personal or borrowed weapon. Notification is sent to the information systems of the competent canton of residence under Article 32a paragraphs 2 and 3 through an automated process.
6Data from the DEWS database must be forwarded to the competent authorities of the country of residence of the person concerned.
7Data from the information system under Article 32a paragraph 3 may be disclosed to federal and cantonal law enforcement services and judicial authorities, cantonal police services, the Federal Office of Police (fedpol), the customs authorities and the competent departments of the military authorities by means of an online access procedure to enable them to fulfil their statutory duties.
8The Federal Council regulates the scope of data disclosure to the federal and cantonal authorities. It also regulates the control, storage, correction and deletion of the data.
1 Amended by No I 5 of the FA of 25 Sept. 2015 on Improving the Exchange of Information between Authorities in relation to Weapons, in force since 1 July 2016 (AS 2016 1831; BBl 2014 303).