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Venezuela. 2013 ‘Carrying and Use of State-owned Firearms (Porte y uso de armas orgánicas).’ Act on the Disarmament and Control of Arms and Ammunition; Title III, Chapter IV (Article 41), p. 20. 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 41. Porte y uso de armas orgánicas

El porte y uso de armas orgánicas es potestad exclusiva de los miembros de la Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana, cuerpos de policía, órganos e instituciones que excepcionalmente ejerzan funciones propias del servicio de policía y demás órganos del Estado autorizados para la adquisición de armas.

El porte y uso de las armas asignadas a los órganos del Estado autorizados para la adquisición de armas, corresponderá al personal de seguridad adscrito a los mismos, capacitado para el manejo y uso de armas de fuego, estando limitado al ejercicio de sus funciones.

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Translated content:

Act on the Disarmament and Control of Arms and Ammunition

Article 41. Carrying and Use of State-owned Firearms

The carrying of state-owned firearms is the exclusive prerogative of members of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces, police corps, bodies and institutions that exercise the proper functions of the police and other State bodies authorised for the purchase of firearms.

The carrying and use of weapons assigned to State bodies authorised for the purchase of firearms will be allowed by security personnel capable of handling and using firearms, and will be limited to the exercise of their functions.

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