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Guatemala. 2009 ‘Illegally Carrying Military Firearms (Portación ilegal de armas de fuego bélicas).’ Firearms and Ammunition Act, Decree No. 15 (Ley de Armas y Municiones, Decreto Numero 15); Title VI, Chapter IV (Article 125), p. 30. Guatemala City: Congress of Guatemala. 21 April

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Artículo 125. Portación ilegal de armas de fuego bélicas o de uso exclusivo del Ejército de Guatemala o de las fuerzas de seguridad y orden público del Estado

Comete delito de portación ilegal de armas de fuego bélicas o de uso exclusivo del Ejército de Guatemala o de las fuerzas de seguridad y orden público del Estado, quien sin autorización porte armas de esta clase.

El responsable de este delito será sancionado con prisión de diez (10) a quince (15) años inconmutables y comiso de las armas.

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Translated content:

Article 125. Illegally Carrying Military Firearms or [firearms] for Exclusive Use of the Guatemalan Army, or of the Security Forces and Public Order of the State

Anyone who, without authorisation, carries such firearms commits the offence of illegally carrying military firearms or those for the exclusive use of the Guatemalan Army, or of the Security Forces and Public Order of the State.

Perpetrators responsible for this offence shall be punished with imprisonment of ten (10) to fifteen (15) years and confiscation of their firearms.

ID: Q10523

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