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Venezuela. 2014 ‘Permit to Carry Firearms for Personal Defence (Permiso de Porte de Arma para Defensa Personal).’ Decree No. 881, promulgating Regulations for the Law on Disarmament and Control of Firearms and Ammunition; Title III, Chapter II, § I (Article 42), pp. 6-7. Caracas: Official Gazette of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela No. 6.129. 8 April

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Decreto N° 881, mediante el cual se dicta el Reglamento de la Ley para el Desarme y Control de Armas y Municiones

Artículo 42. Permiso de Porte de Arma para Defensa Personal

El Permiso de Porte de Arma para Defensa Personal, es aquel emitido a una persona natural por parte del órgano competente de la Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana para el control de armas y municiones para el uso, traslado, manipulación de un arma de fuego, con la munición autorizada para su uso de acuerdo a la ley respectiva, requisitos para la obtención del porte de arma para Defensa Personal:
1. Ser venezolano o venezolana por nacimiento o por naturalización.
2. Ser Mayor de veinticinco años.
3. No poseer antecedentes penales…
8. Declaración Jurada Notariada de la persona solicitante donde se exponga detalladamente las circunstancias de riesgo y vulnerabilidad que le afectan y que a su juicio justifican el porte de un arma de fuego para su defensa personal, la de sus bienes y su grupo familiar…
11. Anexar copia fotostática de la factura u otro documento que acredite la propiedad del arma, según el caso, en caso de no poseerla declaración jurada debidamente notariada…
14. Anexar el Certificado original de haber aprobado el Curso Básico de Manipulación, Manejo y Tiro, dictado por un instructor Registrado y Autorizado por el Organo competente en materia de Armas y Municiones del Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Defensa…
15… Anexar constancia del Registro Balístico…

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Decree No. 881, promulgating Regulations for the Law on Disarmament and Control of Firearms and Ammunition

Article 42. Permit to Carry Firearms for Personal Defence

A permit to carry firearms for personal defence is the permit issued to an individual by the competent body of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces for the control of arms and ammunition for the use, transfer and handling of a firearm, for the ammunition authorised for its use in accordance with the respective law; requirements for the grant of a permit for Personal Defence are:

1. To be Venezuelan, either by birth or by naturalisation.
2. To be older than twenty-five (25) years of age.
3. Absence of criminal records…
8. Sworn declaration, certified by a notary, in which the applicant explains in detail the circumstances of risks and vulnerability which affect him and on the basis of which he should be granted a permit to carry firearms for his own personal defence or that of his goods and family…
11. Attach a photocopy of the receipt or other document certifying the ownership of the firearm, or if unable to produce it, sworn declaration testifying this, duly certified by the notary…
14. Original Certificate of the successful completion of the training on the handling and use of firearms, issued by an instructor Registered and Authorised by the competent Body on Arms and Ammunition of the Ministry of People's Power for Defence…
15…Provide proof of the Ballistic Register…

ID: Q9103

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