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Bolivia. 2013 ‘Illicit Possession and Bearing or Carrying (Tenencia Y Porte O Portación Ilícita).’ Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials Control Law - Act 400; Title 8, Chapter 5 (Article 141), p. 19. Sucre: Plurinational Legislative Assembly of Bolivia. 18 September

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Artículo 141 Quinter. (Tenencia Y Porte O Portación Ilícita)

I. La tenencia y porte o portación de armas de fuego, municiones, explosivos, materiales relacionados, sin contar con la autorización legal será sancionado con pena privativa de libertad:

a) Tenencia ilícita, de seis (6) meses a dos (2) años.
b) Porte o Portación ilícita, de uno (1) a cinco (5) años.

II. Las sanciones serán agravadas en un tercio del máximo, cuando se traten de armamento y explosivos de uso militar o policial.

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Translated content:

Article 141 Fifth. (Illicit Possession and Bearing or Carrying)

I. Possession and bearing or carrying of firearms, ammunition, explosives and related materials without legal authorisation shall be punished with imprisonment:

a) Illicit possession, six (6) months to two (2) years.
b) Illicit bearing or carrying, one (1) to five (5) years.

II. The maximum sanctions will be aggravated by one third when it relates directly to the use of weapons and explosives belonging to the military or police.

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