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Brazil. 2003 ‘Right to Carry.’ The 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 3 (2003 Translation by Carolina Iootty, Viva Rio). Brasilia: House of Representatives. 1 December

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Right to Carry

Article 6 - Carrying firearms in the national territory is forbidden, except for the cases provided for in the applicable legislation and for:
I - members of the Armed Forces;
II - members of the bodies mentioned in the items of the main section of article 144 of the Federal Constitution;
III - members of the municipal guards of the capitals of the States and Municipalities whose populations are greater than five hundred thousand people, with due regard for the conditions set forth in the regulation hereof;
IV - members of the municipal guards of Municipalities whose population is in excess of two hundred fifty thousand people and smaller than five hundred thousand people, when on duty;
V - operational agents of the Brazilian Intelligence Agency and agents of the Security Department of the Institutional Security Office of the Presidency of the Republic;
VI - members of the police bodies mentioned in article 51, IV, and in article 52, XIII, of the Federal Constitution;
VII - members of active duty staff and guards of prisons, prisoner escorts, and port guards;
VIII - private security companies and companies that transport valuables, organised pursuant to this Law;
IX - members of legally organised sport entities, whose activities require the use of firearms as set forth herein, with due regard, as applicable, for environmental legislation.

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