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Paraguay. 2014 ‘International Transit of Firearms (Transito internacional de armas de fuego).’ National Report of Paraguay on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 3. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Paraguay to the United Nations. 1 April

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Transito internacional de armas de fuego

Resolución No. 161/2013 de fecha 4 de abril de 2013, por la que se reglamenta el artículo 50 (Tránsito internacional de armas de fuego, municiones, explosivos, accesorios y afines) de la Ley de Armas, la cual en su parte resolutiva menciona:

Artículo 1 - Disponer, que para el traslado de materiales regulados por la Ley 4036/10, primeramente el interesado deberá contar con la autorización previa de la DIMABEL, la cual se solicitará con tres días de anticipación, debiendo la DIMABEL resolver la autorización en un plazo no mayor de 48 horas.

Artículo 2 - Disponer, que todos los desplazamientos deberán estar acompañados por un personal técnico de la DIMABEL, quien será responsable de autorizar o no, el desplazamiento del medio de transporte conforme al formulario especialmente habilitado por la DIMABEL…

Artículo 3 - Disponer que los traslados de materiales regulados, se deberán realizar en medios de transporte debidamente autorizados y habilitados por la DIMABEL, conforme a las normas internacionales vigentes para materiales peligrosos…

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International Transit of Firearms

Resolution No. 161/2013 of April 4, 2013, which regulates article 50 (International transit of firearms, ammunition, explosives, and similar items) of the Firearms Act, mentions the following:

Article 1 - For the transport of materials regulated by Act 4036/10 [Firearms Act], the applicant must firstly have prior authorisation from DIMABEL, which must be requested three days in advance, and DIMABEL must resolve the matter in a period not exceeding 48 hours.

Article 2 - All movements [of firearms] must be accompanied by a DIMABEL technician who is responsible for authorising or not the movement of the materials through the means of transport specially authorised by DIMABEL…

Article 3 - Provides that the shipment of regulated materials should be made by transport methods that have been duly authorised by DIMABEL, in accordance with international standards for dangerous materials…

[DIMABEL = Directorate of War Materials]

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