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France. 2013 ‘Possession of Ammunition - Penalty (Détention de munitions - Dispositions pénales).’ Decree No. 2013-700 of 30 July 2013 on the Implementation of the Act No. 2012-304 of 6 March 2012 on the Establishment of a Modern, Simplified and Preventive Control of Weapons; Chapter VIII, Section 1 (Article 169), p. 81. Paris: Prime Minister of the French Republic. 30 July

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Décret n° 2013-700 du 30 juillet 2013 portant application de la loi n° 2012-304 du 6 mars 2012 relative à l'établissement d'un contrôle des armes moderne, simplifié et préventif

Article 169

Est puni de la peine d'amende prévue pour les contraventions de la 4e classe le fait pour…

2° Toute personne d'acquérir ou de détenir plus de 1 000 munitions classées dans les 6° et 7° de la catégorie C1 par arme.

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Decree No. 2013-700 of 30 July 2013 on the Implementation of the Act No. 2012-304 of 6 March 2012 on the Establishment of a Modern, Simplified and Preventive Control of Weapons

Article 169

[The following] is punishable with a fine for offences of the 4th class…

2° Any individual who purchases or possesses more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition listed under 6° and 7° of category C1 per firearm.

[Offences of the 4th class: light violence; maximum 750 euros - Article 131-13 of the Criminal Code]

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