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Argentina. 1975 ‘Introduction of Firearms into the Country by Individuals (Introducción al pais por particulares).’ Decree No. 395/75, Regulations for the National Act on Arms and Explosives No. 20.429; Chapter II, Section IX (Article 77), p. 39. Buenos Aires: National Executive Branch. 20 February

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Decreto N° 395/75, Reglamentario de la Ley Nacional de Armas y Explosivos 20.429

Introducción al pais por particulares

Articulo 77 - Las personas que deseen ingresar al país con una o más armas de guerra y la correspondiente munición, a fin de realizar actividades de caza, tiro deportivo o con otro motivo legítimo, deberán presentarse ante el consulado argentino en el país de origen…

El consulado argentino controlará la autenticidad del documento de tenencia presentado y en el caso de que en el país de origen no exista tal documento, el mismo consulado emitirá, previa verificación de las razones invocadas para la introducción del material, y mayoría de edad del recurrente, una autorización de "introducción y renuncia temporarias" en la que deberá constar el tipo, marca, modelo, calibre y número de serie de las armas y cantidad de munición…

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Decree No. 395/75, Regulations for the National Act on Arms and Explosives No. 20.429

Introduction of Firearms into the Country by Individuals

Article 77 - Individuals wishing to enter the country with one or more weapons of war, and their ammunition, for hunting, sports purposes or another legitimate reason, must present themselves to the Argentine consulate in the country of origin…

The Argentine consulate shall control the authenticity of the ownership document. In the event that the document does not exist in the applicant's country, the consulate shall issue, with prior verification of the reasons given for the introduction of the material and of the legal age of the applicant, a 'temporary entry' authorisation which shall also include the type, brand, model, calibre and serial number of the weapons and the quantity of ammunition…

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