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Peru. 2015 ‘Modification of Article 279 of the Criminal Code (Modificación del Artículo 279 del Código Penal).’ Act on Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, Firework Products and Related Materials for Civil Use, No. 30299; Modified Complementary Provisions (PRIMERA), pp. 24-25. Lima: Congress of the Republic of Peru. 22 January

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Ley de Armas de Fuego, Municiones, Explosivos, Productos Pirotécnicos y Materiales Relacionados de Uso Civil, No. 30299

Primera. Modificación del Artículo 279 del Código Penal

Modifícase el artículo 279 del Código Penal en los siguientes términos:

"Artículo 279. Fabricación, suministro o tenencia de materiales peligrosos

El que, sin estar debidamente autorizado, fabrica, ensambla, almacena, suministra, comercializa, ofrece o tiene en su poder bombas, armas, armas de fuego artesanales, municiones o materiales explosivos, inflamables, asfixiantes o tóxicos o sustancias o materiales destinados para su preparación, será reprimido con pena privativa de libertad no menor de seis ni mayor de quince años, e inhabilitación conforme al inciso 6 del artículo 36 del Código Penal".1

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Translated content:

Act on Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, Firework Products and Related Materials for Civil Use, No. 30299

First. Modification of Article 279 of the Criminal Code

Article 279 of the Criminal Code is modified as follows:

"Article 279. Manufacture, Supply or Possession of Dangerous Materials

Whomsoever, without being duly authorised, manufactures, assembles, stores, supplies, trades, offers or has under his control bombs, arms, home-made guns, ammunition or explosive materials, inflammable, suffocating, toxic, or substances or materials destined for their preparation, shall be punished with a prison term of no less than six and no more than fifteen years, and restrictions referred to in paragraph 6 of article 36 of the Criminal Code".1

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