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Costa Rica. 2013 ‘Permitted Firearms (Armas permitidas).’ Regulation of the Arms and Explosives Act No. 37985-SP (Reglamento a la Ley de Armas y Explosivos Nº 37985-SP); Title II, Chapter 2, §2 (Article 20), p. 16. San José: Presidency of the Republic of Costa Rica. 12 September

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Artículo 20. Armas permitidas

Son armas permitidas las pistolas, revólveres, carabinas, rifles y escopetas, comprendidas entre los 5,6 mm (calibre 22) hasta 18,5 mm (calibre 12), que:

a) No disparen sucesivamente (en ráfaga), más de un proyectil.

b) No posean selector de fuego para disparo automático.

c) No tengan capacidad para adaptárseles artefactos para el lanzamiento de explosivos de cualquier tipo.

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Translated content:

Article 20. Permitted Firearms

Permitted firearms include pistols, revolvers, carbines, rifles and shotguns between 5.6 mm (.22 calibre) and 18.5 mm (12 gauge) which:

a) Do not fire more than one bullet successively (burst fire).

b) Are not equipped with an automatic mode.

c) Cannot be fitted with any device that enables launching of explosives of any kind.

ID: Q11504

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