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Nicaragua. 2004 ‘Firearms for Sports and Hunting Purposes (Armas de uso deportivo y caza).’ Act No. 510 on the Control and Regulation of Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials (Ley Nº 510 sobre el Control y Regulación de Armas de Fuego, Municiones, Explosivos y Otros Materiales Relacionados); Chapter III (Article 12), pp. 15-16. Managua: National Assembly of the Republic of Nicaragua. 18 November

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Article 12. Armas de uso deportivo y caza

Las armas de fuego de uso deportivo y caza son aquellas que cumplen con las especificaciones necesarias para practicar las diversas modalidades de tiro aceptadas por la Federación Nacional de Tiro Deportivo, las Federaciones Internacionales de Tiro Deportivo, otras Asociaciones reconocidas en tal carácter y las usuales para la práctica del deporte de la caza y que tienen funcionamiento de recarga mecánica o semiautomática y que son destinadas para eventos olímpicos o promovidos por las entidades deportivas reconocidas por la Ley.

El diseño, calibre y demás especificaciones técnicas serán definidos en la normativa técnica que al respecto establezca la Autoridad de Aplicación de la presente Ley y su Reglamento, normativa que debe de ser incluida como Anexo del Reglamento que para tal efecto dicte el Poder Ejecutivo.

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Translated content:

Article 12. Firearms for Sports and Hunting Purposes

Firearms for sports and hunting purposes are those that meet the required specifications for practicing the various shooting modes accepted by the National Shooting Federation of Sports, International Shooting Sport Federations, other recognised Associations and locations used for hunting and shooting practice and that have a single shot or semi-automatic mechanism and are intended to be used at Olympic events or promoted by sports organisations that are recognised by the law.

The design, calibre and other technical specifications shall be defined in the technical standards, which shall be established by the Enforcement Authority of this Act and its regulation; rules that must be included as an Annex of the regulation to that effect issued by the Executive Power.

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