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Soares, Eduardo. 2013 ‘Penal Code.’ Firearms-Control Legislation Policy - Brazil; Section III, p. 37. Washington DC: Law Library of Congress (USA). 1 February

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Penal Code

The Penal Code criminalises the production, supply, acquisition, possession, or transportation, without a license, of explosive substances or devices, toxic or asphyxiating gas, or material for their production.(2) The punishment for violation of this provision consists of six months to two years of detention(3) and a fine.



3) Article 33 of the Brazilian Penal Code determines that a detention sentence must be served in a semi-open or open regime, except where there is a need for a transfer to a closed regime. CÓDIGO PENAL [C.P.], Decreto-Lei No. 2.848, de 7 de dezembro de 1940, art. 33, Lei/Del2848compilado.htm

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