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Puerto Rico. 2000 ‘Denial of License.’ Puerto Rico Arms Act of 2000; Title 25, Subtitle 1, Part V, Chapter 51A (Sub-chapter 2, Section 456j). San Juan: Puerto Rico. 11 September

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25 L.P.R.A. § 456j (2013)

Section 456j. Denial of License

The Superintendent1 shall not issue a weapons license1 nor shall the Secretary of the Department of the Treasury issue a dealer license, or if they have been issued, they shall be revoked and the Superintendent shall attach the license and the arms and ammunitions of any person who has been convicted in or outside of Puerto Rico, for any felony or attempted felony, for conduct constituting domestic violence as typified in §§ 601 et seq. of Title 8 [, for conduct constituting stalking as typified in §§ 4013 et seq. of Title 33, or for conduct constituting abuse of minors as typified in Act No. 342 of December 16, 1999]; Provided, further, That no license shall be issued to any person who has a mental illness that disqualifies him/her to possess a weapon; a habitual drunkard, or one addicted to the use of narcotics or drugs; or any person who has renounced his/her American citizenship, or has been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States, or removed from any agency of law and order of the Government of Puerto Rico, or any person who has been convicted of any violation of the provisions of this chapter or the former Weapons Act (former §§ 411--454 of this title).

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