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CCW -Carry Concealed Weapon

    The gun laws of California are some of the strictest in the United States,The buyer of a firearm must fill out an application to purchase a
particular gun. The firearms dealer sends the application to the California Department of Justice (DOJ), which performs a background check on the buyer. The approved application is valid for 30 days. There is a 10 day waiting period for the delivery of any firearm.
    Sales of firearms from one person to another (private party transfers) must be through a licensed firearms dealer using a Private Party Transfer form.
    Because of their inability to regulate firearms directly some cities, such as Los Angeles, have enacted ammunition regulations. California law
(§53071 GC) restricts county and city authorities from enacting firearm regulations. This provides for uniform firearm laws and prevents situations found in other states (such as New York) where traveling with an otherwise legal firearm could put a citizen at risk of violating local city ordinances.