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Guatemala. 2009 ‘Possession of Illegal Armoury (Tenencia de armería ilegal).’ Firearms and Ammunition Act, Decree No. 15 (Ley de Armas y Municiones, Decreto Numero 15); Title VI, Chapter III (Article 117), p. 29. Guatemala City: Congress of Guatemala. 21 April

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Artículo 117. Tenencia de armería ilegal

Comete el delito de tenencia de armería ilegal, quien sin contar con licencia de la DIGECAM, de manera permanente o habitual, le dé mantenimiento o reparación a armas de fuego que no sean de su propiedad.

El responsable de este delito será sancionado con prisión de tres (3) a cinco (5) años inconmutables y comiso de las armas sin perjuicio de los demás delitos en que puede incurrir.

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Translated content:

Article 117. Possession of Illegal Armoury

Anyone who, without a DIGECAM licence, provides maintenance or repair services to firearms that are not their property commits the offence of operating an illegal armoury.

Perpetrators shall be punished with imprisonment of three (3) to five (5) years and confiscation of their firearms without prejudice to any other offences that may occur.

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

ID: Q10521

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