Regulations of the VIS shooting range

(the regulations were prepared on the basis of the Regulation of the Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration dated March 15, 2000 on model shooting range regulations (Journal of Laws 200 No. 18 item 234 as amended)
The shooting range located in RUDKI, on lots no. 150/6 and 150/10 is an object designed for training, trainings, competitions and recreation.

Chapter 1

Conditions of use of shooting ranges


1. Shooting can take place:
a) by firearms
b) from black powder weapons
c) from pneumatic weapons
d) from pneumatic devices
e) from curves
f) crossbows

2. Shooting from weapons specified in paragraph 1 may take place provided that:
a) to comply with these Rules of Procedure,
b)respect the technical conditions of use of the individual shooting axes.

§ 2

1. “The person who conducts the shooting may be a person who has undergone training in the scope of conducting the shooting and providing medical assistance in organizational units of the Police, the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland, the Polish Association of
Sport Shooting, National Defence League or Polish Hunting Association.

§ 3

1. Shooting leader:
a) be responsible for the safety of the range users and persons accompanying them,
b) designate shooting positions for users of the range and a place for accompanying persons to stay in safety,
c) maintain a shooting range attendance record book in which the following data shall be entered:
– the name of the person using the shooting range,
– The number of the weapon permit and the name of the authority that issued it, or the address of the person using the shooting range if he does not have a weapon permit,
– A statement of the person using the shooting range that he/she is familiar with the shooting range regulations and safety rules, confirmed by his/her own signature.

§ 4

1. On the shooting range it is prohibited to:
a) to persons accompanying persons using the shooting range enter the shooting positions and come into contact with weapons,
b) use weapons of other persons using the shooting range, without the consent of the user,
c) drinking alcohol or using drugs, as well as presence on the shooting range of persons under their influence.

§ 5

1. On the shooting range, in a conspicuous place, shall be posted:
a) Rules of the range,
b) a decision authorising the shooting range for use,
c) a plan of the shooting range showing:

  • shooting positions,
  • sanitary point,
  • evacuation routes,
  • the location of telephone or other communication equipment,
  • list of alarm signals,
  • information on how and where to get to the nearest medical aid station.

§ 6

The owner or administrator of the shooting range, the person conducting the shooting or shooting training, or the person using the shooting range shall be held responsible for any damage caused during shooting and for causing an accident, pursuant to the provisions of separate regulations.

§ 7

1. Individual training without direct supervision by the instructor is permitted for persons possessing hunting or sporting weapons or possessing a license as a trainer or judge in hunting or sporting or defensive shooting.

2. Before the shooting starts, the persons mentioned in paragraph 1 are obliged to report to the instructor and obtain permission to start individual training. During such training, the person conducting the shooting must be present within the limits of the range, confirming his/her consent by making an entry in the register book of the range

Chapter 2

Handling of weapons

§ 8

Weapons shall be carried unloaded without any ammunition, casings, dummy shells, or knockdowns within the shooting range area outside the firing position; without a magazine attached, with the barrel pointing up or down with open cartridge chambers or with a safety tag inserted, without belts or covers. In the case of pistols and revolvers, it is permitted to carry them in holsters. Another way of carrying the weapon is allowed, if so stated in the competition rules.

§ 9

Weapons may be removed from the firing position or training range only when instructed to do so by the instructor or in designated areas.

§ 10

Any actions connected with operating a weapon shall be performed only with the barrel directed towards the shooting range, target faces or objects being the target on the range.

§ 11

Shooting will only begin on the command of the instructor.

§ 12

The end of shooting will be reported to the Director of Shooting.

§ 13

After the firing is completed, the weapon is unloaded and presented to the instructor for inspection and the shooter leaves the firing position with the weapon with an open cartridge chamber or safety tag inserted.

§ 14

Shooting and target shooting on the range will be performed only at designated shooting positions, at targets or other objects that are targets on the range.

§ 15

A loaded and loaded weapon may not be released from the hand, put down or handed over to another person in this condition.

§ 16

The removal of weapons for testing, practicing, checking, cleaning and repairing is allowed in a clearly marked place called the SAFETY ZONE,

§ 17

It is forbidden to handle any ammunition or its parts (e. g. casings) in the SAFE ZONE. .

Chapter 3

Manner of behavior of persons present on the shooting range

§ 18

The person using the shooting range is obliged to strictly obey the instructions given by the instructor.

§ 19

It is forbidden to enter in front of the shooting position without the permission of the instructor.

§ 20

On the command “STOP” given by the Range Master or another person, the shooters will immediately cease firing.

§ 21

Animals may be brought to the shooting range only in exceptional cases and must be kept on a tether and under close supervision of a supervisor.

§ 22

A person violating the rules may be removed from the range.

§ 23

Children are allowed on the range only under direct supervision of their parents or guardians.

§ 24

Smoking on the premises of the shooting range is forbidden except in places designated for that purpose

§ 25

Shooters and other persons staying on the shooting range in the immediate vicinity of the shooting positions are required to wear individual hearing protectors.

§ 26

Shooters are required to wear rimless goggles or other eye protection while shooting.


Additional safety rules on the shooting range

§ 27

After taking the weapon in hand, check to make sure it is unloaded.

§ 28

Any weapon should always be handled with extreme care and treated as if it were loaded.

§ 29

Weapons may only be removed from their holsters and cartridges at the shooting or training position and at the place designated for cleaning and repairing the weapon.

§ 30

Before firing, it is necessary to make sure that there are no bystanders or animals in the hazardous area. This obligation is also incumbent on
“leading the shooting. “

§ 31

Folding, aiming, and dry firing are permitted only at the shooting position or other location designated by and with the permission of the “shooting leader”.

§ 32

Weapons may only be loaded at the shooting position with the barrel pointing into the sling and only after a command “LOAD” or “START”. No one else is allowed when charging.

§ 33

It is forbidden to shoot on the range at any object other than the target butt or the object being aimed at on the range.

§ 34

Do not put down loaded weapons during shooting breaks.

§ 35

It is forbidden to use ammunition with a core harder than lead, anti-tank, incendiary or tracer ammunition and damaged ammunition.

§ 36

It is forbidden to load and shoot with a defective weapon.

§ 37

A person on the range must immediately notify the range master of any situation that may be dangerous or may cause an accident.

§ 38

The Range Master is responsible for giving the commands “LOAD”, “START”, “STOP”, “UNLOAD” and other necessary commands, he must be sure that his commands are obeyed and the weapon is handled safely. Any person staying on the range, in case of not obeying the instructions of the instructor, may be removed from the range.

§ 39

The end of shooting will be reported to the Director of Shooting. All extraordinary cases (e. g. weapon damage affecting its safety, accidental shooting, injuries, damage to shooting range equipment, weapon jamming) must also be reported.

§ 40

Apart from the above mentioned safety rules, there are also detailed rules, specified in regulations of individual competitions and sporting and hunting events.


Final provisions

§ 41

The range manager has the right to rent the whole facility to legal or natural persons, including those running a business,
The use of facilities and equipment is based on a concluded agreement.

§ 42

The organizer of the event is responsible for safety and order, whose duties include in particular:
1. Respect the provisions of these regulations and ensure order and cleanliness before, during and after the event.
2. 2. Taking immediate action to remove
to endanger the life or health of event participants or to prevent damage to property.

§ 43

1.The range manager is responsible for:
a) the site is in good condition for safe use,
b)compliance with other regulations concerning the construction and use of firing ranges,
c) proper collection and disposal of waste, disposal of lead bullets, and other environmental requirements as specified by applicable law.