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Mexico. 2015 ‘Seized Firearms (Armas Decomisadas).’ Federal Law of Firearms and Explosives of January 11, 1972 - Last amended in 2015 (Ley Federal de Armas y Explosivos del 11 de enero de 1972 - Última reforma publicada en 2015); Title IV, Chapter I (Article 88), pp. 19-20. Mexico City: Congress of Mexico. 12 November

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Artículo 88

Las armas materia de los delitos señalados en este capítulo, serán decomisadas para ser destruidas.

Se exceptúan las de uso exclusivo del Ejército, Armada y Fuerza Aérea que se destinarán a dichas instituciones, y las de valor histórico, cultural, científico o artístico, que se destinarán al Museo de Armas de la Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional.

Los objetos, explosivos y demás materiales decomisados se aplicarán a obras de beneficio social.

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Translated content:

Article 88

Firearms involved in the crimes aforementioned shall be seized to be destroyed.

Firearms for the exclusive use of the Army, Navy and Air Force and those of historical, cultural, scientific or artistic value shall be exempted; the former shall be sent to the aforementioned institutions, and the latter shall be sent to the Museum of Arms and the Secretariat of National Defence.

The seized objects, explosives, and other materials shall be used to carry out social benefit work.

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