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Chile. 2006 ‘Legislation, Regulation, Administrative Procedures (Legislación, Reglamentación, Procedimientos Administrativos).’ National Report of Chile 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. 5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations. 1 January

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Legislation, Regulation, Administrative Procedures (Legislación, Reglamentación, Procedimientos Administrativos)

La ley Nº 17.798 en su artículo 3º, establece que ninguna persona podrá poseer armas cuyos números de serie se encuentren adulterados o borrados.

Además, el Reglamento Complementario de la ley establece que todas las armas de fuego deberán someterse al examen del Banco de Pruebas de Chile … a fin de que se certifique sobre su naturaleza, calidad, condición de seguridad y exacta identificación.

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Article 3 of Law 17.798 provides that no person may possess a firearm whose serial numbers have been tampered or deleted.

In addition, the Regulation of the Law states that all firearms must be tested at Chile's Testing Centre … in order to produce a certificate about their nature, quality, safety and exact identification.

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