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Venezuela. 2014 ‘Ballistic Register (Registro Balístico).’ Decree No. 881, promulgating Regulations for the Law on Disarmament and Control of Firearms and Ammunition; Title III, Chapter I (Article 34), p. 5. 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 34. Registro Balístico

Se entiende por Registro Balístico el procedimiento de obtener en condiciones controladas la toma de muestras y digitalización de datos de las vainas vacías y balas una vez realizado el disparo, conservando las características de trazas o marcas únicas, las cuales serán utilizadas para realizar las comparaciones balísticas con muestras incriminadas o recabadas en escenarios donde se
haya cometido algún hecho punible.

Es de obligatorio cumplimiento la realización del Registro Balístico a todas las armas de fuego que se encuentren e ingresen al Territorio de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela.

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

Article 34. Ballistic Register

Ballistic Register refers to the procedure required to obtain, in a controlled environment, the data related to bullets and their cases once shot, so as to keep a record of their tracing characteristics or unique marking, which will be used to carry out ballistic comparisons with criminal evidence in context where a punishable act may have taken place.

The Ballistic Register is a mandatory requirement for all firearms which are, or have entered, the territory of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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