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Puerto Rico. 2000 ‘Manufacture, Distribution, Possession and Use [Ammunition].’ Puerto Rico Arms Act of 2000; Title 25, Subtitle 1, Part V, Chapter 51A (Sub-chapter 6, Section 459). San Juan: Puerto Rico. 11 September

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25 L.P.R.A. § 459 (2013)

Section 459. Manufacture, Distribution, Possession and Use

It shall be necessary to hold a weapons, target shooting, hunting or gunsmith1 license, as the case may be, to manufacture, request the manufacture of, import, offer, purchase, sell or have for sale, keep, store, deliver, lend, transfer or otherwise dispose of or own, use, carry1 or transport ammunition according to the requirements of this chapter. It shall likewise be necessary to have a permit issued by the Police1 to purchase gunpowder. Any infraction of this section shall constitute a felony, and shall be sanctioned with a fixed term of imprisonment of six (6) years. Should there be aggravating circumstances, the fixed penalty established hereby shall be increased to a maximum of twelve (12) years; should there be mitigating circumstances, it may be reduced to a minimum of three (3) years…

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