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Guatemala. 2011 ‘Marking of Firearms Without Visible Data (Marcaje de armas de fuego sin datos visibles).’ Regulation of the Act on Firearms and Ammunition (Reglamento de la Ley de armas y municiones); Title III, Chapter X (Article 51), p. 36. Guatemala City: Government of the Republic of Guatemala. 1 March

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Artículo 51. Marcaje de armas de fuego sin datos visibles

La DIGECAM queda facultada para realizar las pruebas técnicas que sean necesarias para determinar los datos que identifican el arma de fuego que no sean visibles por el desgaste normal de los mismos, con el objeto de verificarlos y posteriormente grabar el mismo dato en el arma de fuego. Los propietarios de las armas de fuego deben solicitar por escrito dichas pruebas, las que se realizaran sin responsabilidad de la DIGECAM por el desgaste o deterioro normal que sufran las armas por el proceso técnico realizado.

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Translated content:

Article 51. Marking of Firearms Without Visible Data

DIGECAM is in charge of undertaking the necessary technical tests for determining the data, which is not visible due to erosion, to identify firearms, with the objective of verifying and then recording the said data on the firearm. Firearm owners shall make a written request for these tests, which shall be undertaken by DIGECAM and who shall not be responsible for the erosion or deterioration that the firearm suffer during the technical process.

[DIGECAM = Directorate General for Control of Arms and Ammunition]

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