Citation(s) from the literature library

Puerto Rico. 2000 ‘Registry of Weapons; Loss, Surrender or Transfer of Firearms; Death of the License Holder.’ Puerto Rico Arms Act of 2000; Title 25, Subtitle 1, Part V, Chapter 51A (Sub-chapter 2, Section 456k). San Juan: Puerto Rico. 11 September

Relevant contents

25 L.P.R.A. § 456k (2013)

Section 456k. Registry of Weapons; Loss, Surrender or Transfer of Firearms; Death of the License Holder

(a) The registry of weapons created in the general police1 headquarters shall be adjusted in its organization and performance to the provisions of this chapter, and shall be kept in a computerized, systematic and orderly fashion so that the search for information can be expedited. This registry must be duly safeguarded.

(b) Any legally owned firearm after this act becomes effective, shall be registered in the registry of weapons, in the event that it has not previously been registered. The Superintendent1 shall hand the affiant a certificate of said registration…

(e) Any acquisition, purchase, sale, donation, assignment or any other means of transferring the ownership of a firearm or ammunition, must be conducted before a person with a gunsmith license so as to be properly registered in the electronic register and in the books of the latter, pursuant to the provisions of § 456i of this title.2 The aforementioned means of ownership transfer may also be conducted between licensees through the weapons transfer forms provided by the Superintendent within the five (5) days following the issue thereof, so it may be duly noted and corrected in the electronic register.

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