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Dominican Republic. 2010 ‘Registration (Registro).’ National Report of the Dominican Republic 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), pp. 15-16. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations. 26 May

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Registration (Registro)

Todas las armas de fuego en manos de la población civil son registradas a través de una base de datos en el Ministerio de Estado de Interior y Policía emitiendo la licencia de Porte y Tenencia de Armas de Fuego, la cual tiene una vigencia de un (1) año desde su fecha de emisión. La información de los registros no caduca. El arma de fuego registrada puede ser transferida a otra persona que reúna los requisitos para la adquisición y tenencia de armas de fuego …

Otra forma de tenencia la constituyen los coleccionistas de armas de fuego que son objeto de regulación especial y están sometidos a controles periódicos mediante inspecciones …

Las Fuerzas Armadas y la Policía Nacional registran las armas de uso de sus respectivas instituciones.


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All firearms in civilian hands must be registered in a database maintained by the Ministry of State for Internal Affairs and Police and consequently, the possession and carrying licence is issued. The licence is valid for one year from the date of issue. The information in the registers does not expire. A registered firearm may be transferred to another person who fulfills the requirements to acquire and possess arms …

Firearm collectors fall under another possession category and are subject to special regulation and to periodic inspections …

The Armed Forces and National Police maintain registers of the firearms in their possession.

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