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Colombia. 1993 ‘Classification (Clasificación).’ Decree 2535 of 1993 on Arms, Ammunition and Explosives (Decreto 2535 de 1993 sobre Armas, Municiones y Explosivos); Articles 7 and 10. Bogotá: Presidency of Colombia. 17 December

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Artículo 7. Clasificación
Para los efectos del presente Decreto, las armas de fuego se clasifican en:

a) Armas de guerra o de uso privativo de la Fuerza Pública;1
b) Armas de uso restringido;2
c) Armas de uso civil.

Artículo 10. Armas de Uso Civil
Son aquellas, que con permiso de autoridad competente, pueden tener o portar los particulares, y se clasifican en:

a) Armas de defensa personal;3
b) Armas deportivas;
c) Armas de colección.

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Translated content:

Article 7. Classification
Within this Decree, firearms are classified as:

a) Weapons of war or for the sole use of the Security Forces;1
b) Restricted firearms;2
c) Civilian firearms.

Article 10. Civilian Firearms
Civilian arms are those that, with a licence granted by the competent authority, individuals may possess or carry, and are classified as:

a) Self defence arms;3
b) Sporting arms;
c) Firearm collections.

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