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Puerto Rico. 2000 ‘Collections of Weapons.’ Puerto Rico Arms Act of 2000; Title 25, Subtitle 1, Part V, Chapter 51A (Sub-chapter 5, Section 458p). San Juan: Puerto Rico. 11 September

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25 L.P.R.A. § 458p (2013)

Section 458p. Collections of Weapons

None of the provisions of this chapter shall impede the preservation and keeping of collections of private weapons possessed by the owners thereof as a decoration or curios or the collections of weapons as antiques. In order to keep any type of weapon included in this section, it shall first be necessary for the collector to obtain a target shooting or hunting permit, under the provisions of this chapter.

Antique firearms, as defined in this chapter, that lack a manufacturer's serial number shall be exempted from the requirement of registration, as defined in this chapter, but their existence shall be reported to the Weapons Register of the Puerto Rico Police along with three (3) different photographs detailing their particulars for the corresponding notation of their existence in the record of the license holder with a weapons license and a target shooting permit. Provided, That if the antique firearm is used in the commission of a crime it shall be considered as an unregistered firearm. It is also provided that under no circumstances shall it be required to mark, modify or alter the antique firearm in any way.

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