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Brazil. 2003 ‘Referendum on Firearms and Ammunition Trade (Referendo sobre o comércio de armas de fogo e Munições).’ Act No. 10.826, of December 22, 2003, on the Registration, Possession, and Commerce of Firearms and Ammunition, on the National System of Weapons (SINARM), and Defining Crimes and other Provisions; Chapter VI (Article 35). Brasilia: National Congress of Brazil. 22 December

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Lei N° 10.826, de 22 de dezembro de 2003, dispõe sobre registro, posse e comercialização de armas de fogo e munição, sobre o Sistema Nacional de Armas – Sinarm, define crimes e dá outras providências

Referendo sobre o comércio de armas de fogo e Munições

Artigo 35. É proibida a comercialização de arma de fogo e munição em todo o território nacional, salvo para as entidades previstas no art. 6o desta Lei.1

§1 Este dispositivo, para entrar em vigor, dependerá de aprovação mediante referendo popular, a ser realizado em outubro de 2005…

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Act No. 10.826, of December 22, 2003, on the Registration, Possession, and Commerce of Firearms and Ammunition, on the National System of Weapons (SINARM), and Defining Crimes and other Provisions

Referendum on Firearms and Ammunition Trade

Article 35. The trade of firearms and ammunition throughout the national territory is prohibited, except for the entities referred to in article 6 of the Law.1

§1 Provided that this provision is approved by a popular referendum to be conducted in 2005…

[Editor's note: On October 23, 2005, a referendum on prohibiting the trade of firearms and ammunition throughout the national territory was held, and the proposal was rejected by 63.94% of the voters: http://www.tse.jus.br/eleitor/glossario/termos/referendo]

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