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Ecuador. 1997 ‘Weapons of War (Armas de Guerra).’ Regulations to the Act on Arms, Ammunition, Explosives and Accessories, Executive Decree No. 169. RO/32; Title IV, Chapter I (Article 15), pp. 12-13. Quito: Ministry of the Attorney General of the Republic of Ecuador. 27 March

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Reglamento a la Ley Sobre Armas, Municiones, Explosivos y Accesorios. Decreto Ejecutivo No. 169. RO/ 32

Artículo 15. Armas de Guerra

Son armas de guerra y por tanto de uso privativo de las Fuerzas Armadas, aquellas utilizadas con el objeto de defender la soberanía nacional, mantener la integridad territorial y el orden constitucional, tales como:

a) Pistolas calibre 9mm o superiores;
b) Fusiles y armas automáticas, sin importar calibres…
g) Armas que lleven dispositivos tipo militar como miras infrarrojas y lacéricas; o accesorios como lanzagranadas o silenciadores;
h) Las municiones correspondientes al tipo de armas enunciadas; e,
i) Las demás determinadas por el Comando Conjunto de las Fuerzas Armadas.

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Translated content:

Regulations to the Act on Arms, Ammunition, Explosives and Accessories, Executive Decree No. 169. RO/32

Article 15. Weapons of War

Weapons of war, meant for exclusive use by the Armed Forces, are those used to defend national sovereignty, preserve territorial integrity and the constitutional order. These weapons include:

a) Pistols with a calibre greater than or equal to 9 mm;
b) Automatic rifles and firearms, of all calibres…
g) Weapons with military devices such as infrared and laser sights, or accessories such as grenade launchers or silencers;
h) Ammunition corresponding to each one of these types of weapons; and
i) Others determined by the Joint Command of the Armed Forces.

ID: Q9294

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