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Brazil. 2003 ‘Right to Carry - Self-Defence.’ Statute of Disarmament Law No. 10,826/03, Final Wording of the Alternative Bill of the House of Representatives for Bill of Law No. 292 of 1999 of the Senate; Chapter 3 (2003 Translation by Carolina Iootty, Viva Rio). Brasilia: House of Representatives. 1 December

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Right to Carry - Self-Defence

Article 10 - The authorisation to carry firearms of permitted usage throughout national territory falls to the Federal Police and shall be granted only after being authorised by SINARM.

§1 - The authorisation provided for herein may be limited to specific time periods or specific regions, in accordance with the regulation of this Law, and will depend on compliance, by the applicant, with the following requirements:
I - proof of the need for a firearm due to the exercise of a risky professional activity, or a professional activity that threatens his or her physical integrity;
II - meet the requirements provided for in article 4 hereof; III - present the documentation proving ownership of the firearm, as well as its proper registration with the competent body.

§2 - Authorisation to carry fire weapons as provided for herein will be automatically voided if the bearer of the authorisation is found to be drunk or under the effect of chemical or hallucinogenic drugs when detained or approached.

[SINARM = Sistema Nacional de Armas/National Arms System]

ID: Q1484

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