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Congo (DRC). 2010 ‘Articles 22 and 23.’ Proposed Act on Prevention, Control and Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Democratic Republic of Congo of October 2010, p. 12. Kinshasa: National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Congo. 1 October

Relevant contents

Article 22:

Le permis de port d'arme est renouvelable tous les cinq ans.

Toutefois, qu'elle que soit la date de sa délivrance, sa validité expire au 31 décembre sauf prorogation.

Article 23:

Le renouvellement du permis de port d'arme ainsi que la prorogation des permis régulièrement délivrés sont effectués par le Ministère de l'Intérieur ou par délégation, le Gouverneur de Province ou son délégué.

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Translated content:

Article 22:

The permit to carry firearm is renewed every five years.

However, whatever the date of its issuance, its validity expires on December 31, unless extended.

Article 23:

The renewal of the permit to carry firearm and the extension of permits, regularly issued, are conducted by the Ministry of the Interior or by delegation, the Provincial Governor or his/her delegate.

[Note: This is the Proposed Act to amend the Ordinance 'Law No 085/035 of September 3, 1985, on the Regime of Arms and Ammunition', in line with the Nairobi Protocol for the Prevention, Control and Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons. The first 30 articles of the 2010 Proposed Act are relatively unchanged from the 1985 Law.]

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