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Nicaragua. 2004 ‘Armouries and their Function (Armerías y su funcionamiento).’ 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 X (Article 70), p. 46. Managua: National Assembly of the Republic of Nicaragua. 18 November

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Artículo 70. Armerías y su funcionamiento

Para los fines y efectos de la presente Ley y su Reglamento y las normas administrativas que se deriven de éstos, se entenderá como armería cualquier establecimiento que se dedique a la reparación o mantenimiento de armas de fuego de uso civil o al rellenado de cartuchos.

Para su funcionamiento, las armerías deben de contar con una licencia específica, que incluirá la autorización para la compra de partes y materiales que requieran en la realización de sus actividades. La licencia la otorgará la Especialidad de Control de Armas de Fuego, Explosivos y Materias Relacionadas de la Policía Nacional la que debe de llevar un expediente por cada armería existente en el país.

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Translated content:

Article 70. Armouries and their Function

For the purposes and effects of this Act and its Regulation and administrative norms that derive from them, an armoury shall refer to any establishment engaged in the repair or maintenance of firearms for civilian use or reloading of cartridges.

Armouries must have a specific licence in order to operate, which includes the authorisation for the purchase of parts and materials that are required for them to carry out their activities. The licence is granted by the National Police, the [division] Specialised in Controlling Firearms, Explosives and Related Material, which must maintain a record for each existing armoury in the country.

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