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Nicaragua. 2004 ‘Classification of Ammunition (Clasificación de municiones).’ 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 16), pp. 17-18. Managua: National Assembly of the Republic of Nicaragua. 18 November

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Artículo 16. Clasificación de municiones

Para la aplicación de la presente Ley y su Reglamento, las municiones se clasifican de la forma siguiente:

i. Municiones prohibidas: Son aquellas que por su naturaleza y características técnicas han sido prohibidas por las Convenciones, Acuerdo y Tratados Internacionales que el Estado de Nicaragua ha suscrito y ratificado;

ii. Municiones restringidas: Se les denomina a aquellas que por su naturaleza y características técnicas poseen ojivas perforantes, incendiarias o explosivas, las de artillería, armas antitanque…

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Translated content:

Article 16. Classification of Ammunition

For the application of this Act and its regulation, ammunition is classified as follows:

i. Prohibited ammunition: is that whose nature and technical characteristics have been prohibited by International Conventions, Agreements and Treaties that the State of Nicaragua has signed and ratified;

ii. Restricted ammunition: is that which by its nature and technical characteristics has piercing, incendiary or explosive bullets, those that belong to artillery, anti-tank weapons…

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