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Peru. 2015 ‘Firearms for Personal Defence (Armas de Fuego para Defensa Personal).’ Act on Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, Firework Products and Related Materials for Civil Use, No. 30299; Title III, Chapter I (Article 14), p. 6. 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

Artículo 14. Armas de Fuego para Defensa Personal

Son armas autorizadas para la defensa personal las armas de fuego cortas, con excepción de las de calibre, cadencia y potencia de uso militar.

Excepcionalmente, se autoriza armas largas para defensa personal, distintas a las de calibre, cadencia y potencia de uso militar, únicamente a los usuarios que habiten en zonas rurales, quedando prohibida su autorización, uso y porte en zonas urbanas…

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Translated content:

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

Article 14. Firearms for Personal Defence

Firearms authorised for personal defence are handguns, with the exception of those of calibre, rate of fire and strength for military use.

In exceptional cases, long guns are authorised for personal defence, but they must be of a different calibre, rate of fire and power than the ones for military use and are only authorised for those living in rural areas; their authorisation, use and carrying in urban areas being strictly prohibited…

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