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Argentina. 2011 ‘Voluntary Surrender of Firearms (Entrega voluntaria de armas de fuego).’ National Report of Argentina on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 14. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations. 1 January

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Entrega voluntaria de armas de fuego

La cantidad de armas de fuego recepcionadas solo conforme al Programa Nacional de Entrega Voluntaria de Armas de Fuego Ley 26.216, fue de 128.734, y el total de municiones 976.465, Jo cual representa aproximadamente el 1 O % del total de armas registradas en manos de usuarios civiles en el país. Las mismas fueron recolectadas en puestos fijos y móviles dispuestos por el RENAR en diferentes provincias de todo el país. El tipo de armas recepcionadas en mayor cantidad fueron, revólveres 22, 32, 38 y pistolas 22 y 9 mm…

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Voluntary Surrender of Firearms

The number of firearms received under the National Programme of Voluntary Surrender of Firearms in accordance with Act 26.216 was 128,734, and the total quantity of ammunition was 976,465. This represents approximately 10% of registered firearms in the hands of civilian users in the country. They were collected at RENAR-organised stations located across the country. The firearms that were received in greater numbers included .22, .32 and .38 revolvers and .22 and 9 mm pistols.

[RENAR = National Firearms Registry]

ID: Q10138

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