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Colombia. 1993 ‘Permits (Permisos).’ Decree 2535 of 1993 on Arms, Ammunition and Explosives (Decreto 2535 de 1993 sobre Armas, Municiones y Explosivos); Title III, Chapter I (Article 20), p. 4. Bogota: Presidency of Colombia. 17 December

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Artículo 20. Permisos

Es la autorización que el Estado concede con base en la potestad discrecional de la autoridad militar competente, a las personas naturales o jurídicas para la tenencia o para el porte de armas.

Cada una de las armas de fuego existentes en el territorio nacional en manos de los particulares, debe tener un (1) permiso para tenencia o para porte, según el uso autorizado. No obstante, podrán expedirse dos (2) permisos para un (1) arma, si su uso se autoriza entre parientes hasta el segundo grado de consanguinidad o entre cónyuges o compañeros permanentes.

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Translated content:

Article 20. Permits

Permits are the authorisation granted by the State, on the basis of the discretionary power of the competent military authority, to individuals or legal persons for the ownership or the carrying of firearms.

Each firearm within the national territory and in the hands of individuals must have one (1) ownership or carrying permit, according to the authorised use. Nonetheless, two (2) permits may be issued for one (1) firearm, if its use is authorised amongst relatives up to the second degree of consanguinity or amongst spouses or permanent partners.

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