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Dominican Republic. 1965 ‘Prohibited Persons (Personas Prohibidas).’ Act No. 36 of 1965 on the Commerce, Carrying and Possession of Firearms ; Chapter II (Article 16), p. 4. Santo Domingo: Official Gazette of the Dominican Republic. 18 October

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Ley No. 36, 1965, sobre Comercio, Porte y Tenencia de Armas

Artículo 16. Personas Prohibidas

No pueden portar ni tener armas de fuego las siguientes personas:

a) los menores de dieciocho (18) años de edad;
b) las personas que hayan padecido o estén padeciendo de enajenación mental o de epilepsia;
c) los beodos habituales;
d) las personas que han sido condenadas a penas aflictivas e infamantes o infamantes o intencionales;
e) los condenados por los delitos de robo, estafa, abuso de confianza, fullería y otros de igual natural; y
f) las personas que estén sometidas a la acción de la justicia, mientras estén subjudice y si se ha dictado mandamiento de prisión.

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Translated content:

Act No. 36 of 1965, on the Commerce, Carrying and Possession of Firearms

Article 16. Prohibited Persons

None of the following people shall own or carry firearms:

a) those younger than eighteen (18) years old;
b) those who may have suffered or are suffering from mental disabilities or epilepsy;
c) habitual drunkards;
d) those who have been convicted for defamation or intentional crimes;
e) those convicted for theft, fraud, trust abuse, cheating and similar acts; and
f) those currently subject to legal procedures, whilst they are sub judice or subject to an arrest warrant.

ID: Q9525

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