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European Commission. 2014 ‘Denmark.’ Study to Support an Impact Assessment on Options for Combatting Illicit Firearms Trafficking in the European Union, p. 165. Luxembourg: Centre for Strategy & Evaluation Services. 1 July

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Provision on the criminalisation of illicit firearms trafficking: Denmark

Section 10 of the Weapons and Explosives Act and section 44 of the Order on Weapons and Ammunition establishes illegal manufacture, import, export, acquisition, possession, carrying, use and trade of weapons and explosives as criminal offences. [Text of legislation required.]

The Penal Code Section 192a: Those who breach the law on weapons and explosives, import, introduce, possess, carry, use or entrust weapons or explosives which, because of their extremely hazardous nature are capable of causing considerable damage can be sentenced up to 6 years imprisonment… The relevant weapon is typically weapons designed for war, as anti-tank rockets, mortars, grenades, bombs, mines and automatic firearms including submachine guns and machine guns.

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