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Philippines. 2013 ‘Ownership of Firearms by the National Government.’ Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act 2013 - Act No. 10591; Article II (Section 6), p. 9. Manila: Congress of the Republic of the Philippines. 29 May
ARTICLE II: OWNERSHIP AND POSSESSION OF FIREARMS
Section 6. Ownership of Firearms by the National Government
All firearms owned by the National Government shall be registered with the FEO1 of the PNP in the name of the Republic of the Philippines. Such registration shall be exempt from all duties and taxes that may otherwise be levied on other authorized owners of firearms. For reason of national security, firearms of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Coast Guard and other law enforcement agencies shall only be reported to the FEO of the PNP.
[FEO = Firearms and Explosives Office of the Philippine National Police; PNP = Philippine National Police]