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Uruguay. 2014 ‘Unauthorised Possession and Carrying of Firearms (Tenencia y porte de armas de fuego no autorizados).’ Act No. 19.247, on the Possession, Carrying, Commerce and Trafficking of Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials (Article 1), p. 1. Montevideo: Republic of Uruguay. 27 August

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Ley 19.247, sobre Tenencia, Porte, Comercialización y Tráfico de Armas de Fuego, Municiones, Explosivos y Otros Materiales Relacionados

Tenencia y porte de armas de fuego no autorizados

Artículo 1 (Tenencia y porte no autorizados) - Prohíbese la tenencia y porte de armas de fuego, municiones, explosivos y otros materiales relacionados que no hayan sido debidamente autorizados por el Ministerio del Interior, por el Ministerio de Defensa Nacional o por ambos, según corresponda.

El Poder Ejecutivo establecerá los tipos, características y requisitos que se deberán cumplir para autorizar la tenencia y porte de armas de fuego, municiones, explosivos y otros materiales relacionados en poder de civiles, así como las sanciones previstas en esta ley por la tenencia no autorizada de las mismas…

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Act No. 19.247, on the Possession, Carrying, Commerce and Trafficking of Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials

Unauthorised Possession and Carrying of Firearms

Article 1 (Unauthorised possession and carrying) - Prohibits the possession and carrying of firearms, ammunition, explosives and other related materials that have not been duly authorised by the Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of National Defence or both, as appropriate.

The executive power shall establish the types, characteristics and requirements that must be met to authorise civilians to possess and carry firearms, ammunition, explosives and other related materials, as well as penalties provided in this Act for unauthorised possession of the aforementioned items…

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