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Algeria. 2014 ‘Storage - Penalty (Stockage - Peines).’ National Report of Algeria on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 11. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Algeria to the United Nations. 1 January

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A.5-1. Infractions pénales liées aux armes légères et de petit calibre illicites…


Ordonnance 97-06 du 21/01/1997 (articles 34 et 35)
Peines encourues selon la catégorie de l'arme : La réclusion perpétuelle (de la 1ère à la 5ème) et la réclusion à temps de 10 à 20 ans assortie d'une amende de 1 à 2 millions de dinars algériens (6ème : armes blanches).

Lien Internet : Journal officiel n°06 de l'année 1997…


Translated content:

A.5-1. Penalties related to small arms and light weapons…


Ordinance 97-06 of 21/01/1997 (Articles 34 and 35)

Penalties associated to the category of weapon: Life imprisonment (for the 1st to 5th categories) and prison term of 10 to 20 years with a fine of 1 to 2 millions DA (6th category: bladed weapons)…

Web link: Official gazette No. 60 of 1997…

[Editor's note: The 1st category includes weapons of war, such as handguns, assault rifles, shotguns, automatic or semi-automatic firearms, missile and rocket launchers. The 2nd category concerns the facilities related to the latter, such as tanks, warships, etc. The 3rd category includes weapons for protection, such as bulletproof vests or gaz masks. The 4th category includes firearms for self-defence or of goods belonging to certain companies or authorities such as the Police. The 5th category includes hunting guns.]

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