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Mali. 2004 ‘Article 3.’ Act No 04-050 of November 12, 2004, Regulating Arms and Ammunition in the Republic of Mali (Loi No 04-050 du 12 novembre 2004, Régissant les Armes et Munitions en République du Mali), pp. 1-2. Bamako: Office of the President of the Republic of Mali. 12 November

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Article 3:

Les armes sont classées en quatre catégories:

1ère catégorie:

- Armes Blanches: armes tranchantes (notamment lances, sabres, poignards, flèches, couteaux en forme de poignards, stylets, cannes-épée, machettes) et armes contondantes (notamment coups de poing américains, matraques, casse-tête, massues);

2ème catégorie:

- Armes à feu à canon lisse:
a) Fusils de chasse perfectionnés d'importation et de fabrication artisanale;
b) Fusils dits "de traite", fusils à piston;

3ème catégorie:

- Armes à feu à canon rayé: Carabines de chasse ou de salon, Carabines à canon mixte;

4ème catégorie:

- Armes à feu de défense; Pistolets traditionnels, pistolets, révolvers.

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Translated content:

Article 3:

There are four categories of firearms:

1st category:

- Weapons with a blade: sharp weapons (including spears, sabres, daggers, arrows, knifes shaped as daggers, stilettos, swordsticks, machetes) and blunt weapons (including brass knuckles, coshes, head crushers, clubs);

2nd category:

- Smoothbore firearms:
a) Imported or handmade sophisticated shotguns;
b) Air guns, spring-piston air guns;

3rd category:

- Rifled firearms: rifles for hunt or decorative use, rifles with mixed barrel;

4th category:

- Defensive firearms; traditional pistols, pistols, revolvers.

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