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Brazil. 2003 ‘Firearm Registration (Registro de armas de fogo).’ 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 II (Article 3). 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

Registro de armas de fogo

Artigo 3. É obrigatório o registro de arma de fogo no órgão competente.

Parágrafo único. As armas de fogo de uso restrito serão registradas no Comando do Exército, na forma do regulamento desta Lei.

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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

Firearm Registration

Article 3. The registration of firearms with the appropriate government body is mandatory.

Sole Paragraph. Pursuant to the provisions hereof, firearms for restricted use shall be registered with the Army Command.

[SINARM = Sistema Nacional de Armas/National Arms System]

[Editor's note: Original translation by Carolina Looty and Viva Rio, 2003 and IANSA]

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