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Ecuador. 1997 ‘Firearms for Sporting Purposes (Armas de Fuego Deportivas).’ Regulations to the Act on Arms, Ammunition, Explosives and Accessories, Executive Decree No. 169. RO/32; Title IV, Chapter I (Article 19), pp. 13-14. 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 19. Armas de Fuego Deportivas

Armas de fuego deportivas, son aquellas destinadas a la práctica de tiro deportivo o de la cacería, de acuerdo con la siguiente clasificación:

a) Pistolas y revólveres para pruebas de tiro libre, rápido y fuego central;
b) Armas cortas no automáticas para tiro práctico;
c) Revólveres o pistolas de calibre igual o inferior a .38 y de cañón superior a 15.24 cm. (6 pulgadas);
d) Escopetas de uno o dos cañones, de repetición o semiautomáticas: del calibre 10 (0.615" o 15mm) al 410 o sus equivalentes;
e) Revólveres o pistolas de pólvora negra;
f) Carabinas calibre 22S, 22L, 22L R, no automáticas;
g) Rifles de cacería de repetición;
h) Fusiles deportivos que no sean automáticos o semiautomáticos; e,
i) Otras armas de las no previstas en los literales anteriores, previa autorización del
Comando Conjunto.

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Translated content:

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

Article 19. Firearms for Sporting Purposes

Firearms for sporting purposes are those designed for the practice of sports-shooting or hunting, in accordance with the following classification:

a) Pistols and revolvers for free shooting, rimfire and centrefire [Uncertain expression 'para pruebas de tiro libre, rápido y fuego central' could refer to free shooting, rimfire and centrefire. Accurate translation required];
b) Non-automatic handguns for practical shooting;
c) Revolvers or pistols of a calibre smaller than or equal to .38 inches, with a barrel longer than 15.24 cm (6 inches);
d) Shotguns with one or two barrels, repeating or semi-automatic; with a calibre from 10 gauge (0.615 inches or 15 mm) to .410 or their equivalents;
e) Black powder revolvers or pistols;
f) Shotguns of calibre .22S, .22L, .22L R, non-automatic;
g) Repeating shotguns;
h) Sporting rifles, other than automatic or semi-automatic; and,
i) Other weapons than those included in the above paragraphs, subject to authorisation of the Joint Command.

ID: Q9298

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