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Puerto Rico. 2000 ‘Definitions.’ Puerto Rico Arms Act of 2000; Title 25, Subtitle 1, Part V, Chapter 51A (Sub-chapter 1, Section 455). San Juan: Puerto Rico. 11 September

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25 L.P.R.A. § 455 (2013)

Section 455. Definitions

For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meaning stated below…

(i) Gunsmith. Means any natural or juridical person who, on his/her own or through agents or employees, purchases, or introduces for sale, changes, exchanges, offers for sale or displays for sale, or has for sale in his/her business establishment, any firearm or ammunition, or who performs any mechanical or cosmetic work for a third party on any firearm or ammunition…

(l) Committee. Means the Interagency Committee to Fight the Illegal Trafficking of Weapons, established in this chapter…

(o) [Weapons] license. Is the license issued by the Superintendent that authorizes the concessionaire to possess, carry and transport arms and ammunition, and, depending on their category, to carry firearms, target shooting or hunting…

(r) Police. Means the Puerto Rico Police.

(s) Carry. Means the immediate possession or physical holding of a weapon, loaded or unloaded, on the person of the carrier, it being also understood when a weapon is not being transported pursuant to the provisions of this chapter…

(v) Secretary. Means the Secretary of the Sports and Recreation Department.

(w) Superintendent. Means the Puerto Rico Police Superintendent…

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