While Maine does not have magazine restrictions for most firearms; firearms used for hunting are an exception. Auto-loading firearms are restricted to having 5 rounds loaded when the gun is used for hunting. Any shot gun that can hold more than 3 shells is illegal to use for hunting. It is illegal to use any automatic firearm for hunting.
A concealed carry permit is not needed to carry in a vehicle, as long as the firearm is unloaded in plain view, or unloaded in the trunk. More information on concealed carry in Maine is available here.p>The application for a residents CCW permit can be found here The CCW permit application for non-residents can be found The application for a residents CCW permit can be found here
|Permit to Purchase||No||No|
|State Preemption of Local Restrictions||Yes||Yes|
(often encompasses the open carry permit)
Someone will be exempt from these offences if he/she are
The following is a list of imitation firearms in Maine:
Yes, Maine has a gun buy back program.
The program allows residents to sell their firearms to local authorities
It also prevents illegal buying and selling of guns in the state * Allows the owners to turn in unwanted ammunition and firearms to local police-men and agents in a safe and legal way
It also allows residents to get rid of inherited, duplicated, and old firearms for the safety of their family members
Authorities work with local blacksmiths to break-down guns and convert them into sellable products
Maine does not have an inheritance gun law.