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Brazil. 2003 ‘Registration - Background.’ Statute of Disarmament Law No. 10,826/03, Final Wording of the Alternative Bill of the House of Representatives for Bill of Law No. 292 of 1999 of the Senate; Chapter 2 (2003 Translation by Carolina Iootty, Viva Rio). Brasilia: House of Representatives. 1 December

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Registration - Background

Article 4 - To acquire a permitted use firearm, the interested party must, in addition to declaring his or her need to have a firearm, meet the following requirements:

I - Proof of good standing, by presenting a criminal clearance certificate furnished by the Federal, State, Military and Electoral Justice, and a clearance certificate stating that the interested party is not participating in any police investigation or criminal proceeding;
II - Proof of legal employment and fixed residence;
III - Proof of technical capacity and psychological ability to handle firearms, as stated in the regulation hereof.

1. SINARM shall issue authorisations for the acquisition of firearms after the above mentioned requirements are met, on behalf of the applicant and for the weapon indicated, all such authorisations being non-transferable.

2. The acquisition of ammunition may only be made for the calibre corresponding to the weapon acquired and quantity set forth in the regulation hereof.

5. The purchase or sale of firearms, accessories and ammunition between individuals shall be subject to authorisation to be granted by SINARM.

6. The authorisation referred to in §1 above shall be duly granted, or denied where justified, within thirty (30) business days from the date of the application made by the interested party.

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

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