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Congo (DRC). 2010 ‘Article 10.’ Proposed Act on Prevention, Control and Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Democratic Republic of Congo of October 2010, p. 9. Kinshasa: National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Congo. 1 October

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Article 10:

L'autorisation de détenir les armes prévues aux articles 5 et 6 de la présente loi ne peut être accordée qu'en faveur des conservateurs des parcs nationaux ou des gardes-chasse, à la requête du Ministère ayant la conservation de la nature dans ses attributions.

Elle peut aussi être accordée à d'autre personnes dans tous les cas où, en raison des circonstances, l'autorité compétente juge nécessaire de prendre des mesures spéciales, notamment pour la sauvegarde de la paix publique ou la défense du territoire…


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Article 10:

The authorisation to hold firearms provided for in Articles 51 and 62 of this Act shall be granted only to Chief Conservation Officers of National parks or to game wardens, and shall be requested by the Ministry in charge of nature conservation.

It may also be granted to other persons in all cases where, due to circumstances, the competent authority finds it necessary to take special measures, especially for the preservation of public peace or homeland defence…

[Note: This is the Proposed Act to amend the Ordinance 'Law No 085/035 of September 3, 1985, on the Regime of Arms and Ammunition', in line with the Nairobi Protocol for the Prevention, Control and Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons. The first 30 articles of the 2010 Proposed Act are relatively unchanged from the 1985 Law.]

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