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Venezuela. 2013 ‘Illegal Carrying of Firearms (Porte ilícito de arma de fuego).’ Act on the Disarmament and Control of Arms and Ammunition; Title VI, Chapter II (Article 112), p. 40. Caracas: National Assembly of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, N. 846. 11 June

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Ley para el Desarme y Control de Armas y Municiones

Artículo 112. Porte ilícito de arma de fuego

Quien porte un arma de fuego sin contar con el permiso correspondiente, emitido por el órgano de la Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana con competencia en materia de control de armas, será penado con
prisión de cuatro a ocho años.

Cuando el delito establecido en el presente artículo se cometa con un arma de guerra, la pena de prisión será de seis a diez años.

La pena se incrementará en una cuarta parte cuando el delito sea cometido por un funcionario público o funcionaria pública.

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Translated content:

Act on the Disarmament and Control of Arms and Ammunition

Article 112. Illegal Carrying of Firearms

Whoever carries a firearm without the corresponding permit, issued by the body of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces in charge of arms control, shall be punish with a prison sentence of four to eight years.

When the crime established under this article is committed with a weapon of war, the imprisonment will be between six and ten years.

The punishment shall increase by a quarter of its length when a public functionary commits the crime.

ID: Q9154

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