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Brazil. 2003 ‘Illegal Carrying of Firearms for Permitted Use (Porte ilegal de arma de fogo de uso permitido).’ Act No. 10.826, of December 22, 2003, on the Registration, Possession, and Commerce of Firearms and Ammunition, on the National System of Weapons (SINARM), and Defining Crimes and other Provisions; Chapter IV (Article 14). Brasilia: National Congress of Brazil. 22 December

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Lei N° 10.826, de 22 de dezembro de 2003, dispõe sobre registro, posse e comercialização de armas de fogo e munição, sobre o Sistema Nacional de Armas – Sinarm, define crimes e dá outras providências

Porte ilegal de arma de fogo de uso permitido1

Artigo 14. Portar, deter, adquirir, fornecer, receber, ter em depósito, transportar, ceder, ainda que gratuitamente, emprestar, remeter, empregar, manter sob guarda ou ocultar arma de fogo, acessório ou munição, de uso permitido, sem autorização e em desacordo com determinação legal ou regulamentar:

Pena - reclusão, de 2 (dois) a 4 (quatro) anos, e multa.

Parágrafo único. O crime previsto neste artigo é inafiançável, salvo quando a arma de fogo estiver registrada em nome do agente.

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Act No. 10.826, of December 22, 2003, on the Registration, Possession, and Commerce of Firearms and Ammunition, on the National System of Weapons (SINARM), and Defining Crimes and other Provisions

Illegal Carrying of Firearms for Permitted1 Use

Article 14. Carrying, possessing, acquiring, providing, receiving, storing, transporting, transferring – even if free of charge, lending, remitting, employing, keeping in custody or concealing firearms, accessories or ammunition for permitted use without authorisation and in violation of legal or regulatory norms:

Penalty – prison term from two (2) to four (4) years, plus a fine.

Sole paragraph. The crime described in this article is not subject to bail, unless the firearm is registered in the name of the agent.

ID: Q11547

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