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Paraguay. 2010 ‘Requirements for the Registration and the Possession Permit of Firearms (Requisitos para la solicitud de registro y permiso de tenencia de armas de fuego).’ Act No. 4.036 on Firearms, their Parts and Components, Ammunition, Explosives, Accessories and Similar Items; Title IV, Chapter II (Article 33), p. 11. Asunción: Congress of the Republic of Paraguay. 13 August

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Ley No. 4.036 de Armas de Fuego, sus Piezas y Componentes, Municiones, Explosivos, Accesorios y Afines

Artículo 33 - Requisitos para la solicitud de registro y permiso de tenencia de armas de fuego

Para el estudio de la solicitud del registro y permiso de tenencia de armas de fuego, se deberán acreditar los siguientes requisitos:

a) Para personas físicas:
1. formulario suministrado por la autoridad competente, debidamente diligenciado…
3. ser mayor de veintidós años de edad;
4. certificado de no poseer antecedentes policiales; y,
5. certificado de manejo seguro de armas de fuego, otorgado por la autoridad competente…

Además de los requisitos precedentemente establecidos, el solicitante deberá presentar el arma de fuego para su verificación física.

La autoridad competente a su criterio podrá solicitar los informes que considere necesarios a las autoridades nacionales, con relación con la persona solicitante del permiso de tenencia.

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Act No. 4.036 on Firearms, their Parts and Components, Ammunition, Explosives, Accessories and Similar Items

Translated content:

Article 33 - Requirements for the Registration and the Possession Permit of Firearms

To be considered, applications for firearm registration and possession permits must meet the following requirements:

a) For individuals:
1. a form provided by the competent authority, which must be completed…
3. applicant to be over twenty-two years of age;
4. a certificate showing that there is no prior criminal record; and,
5. a certificate for the safe handling of firearms, granted by the competent authority…

In addition to the previously established requirements, the applicant shall present the firearm so it can be physically examined.

The competent authority at its discretion may request reports which are deemed necessary, with regards to the applicant's possession permit.

ID: Q9583

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