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StockpilesGun Numbers

Civilian Guns

Number of Privately Owned Firearms

The estimated total number of guns (both licit and illicit) held by civilians in Guadeloupe is

2017: 40,0001

Rate of Civilian Firearm Possession per 100 Population

The estimated rate of private gun ownership (both licit and illicit) per 100 people in Guadeloupe is

2017: 8.501

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners

The number of licensed gun owners in Guadeloupe is reported to be

2015: 6,0002

Rate of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 Population

The rate of licensed firearm owners per 100 people in Guadeloupe is

2015: 1.283

Number of Registered Firearms

The number of registered guns in Guadeloupe is reported to be

2017: 5,5001

Estimated Number of Unregistered and Illicit Firearms

Unregistered and unlawfully held guns cannot be counted,4 but in Guadeloupe there are estimated to be

2017: 34,5001

Government Guns

Number of Law Enforcement Firearms

Police in Guadeloupe are reported to have 2,0005 firearms

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2013: 236
2012: 14
2011: 14
2010: 18

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

ChartIn Guadeloupe, the annual rate of all gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2013: 5.726
2012: 3.47
2011: 3.46
2010: 4.46

Total Number of Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual male deaths resulting from firearms total

2013: 216
2012: 13
2011: 13
2010: 18

Total Number of Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual female deaths resulting from firearms total

2013: 26
2012: 1
2011: 1
2010: 0

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual homicides by any means total

2015: 457
2013: 136
2012: 15
2011: 23
2010: 22
2009: 368 9
2008: 32
2007: 29
2006: 24
2005: 23
2004: 26

Rate of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Guadeloupe, the annual rate of homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2015: 9.623
2013: 5.726
2012: 3.47
2011: 3.46
2010: 4.46
2009: 7.98 9
2008: 7.1
2007: 6.4
2006: 5.4
2005: 5.28 9 10
2004: 5.98 9
2003: 2.09
2002: 3.5
2001: 2.4
2000: 0.5
1996: 3.0
1995: 0.0

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual male homicides by any means total

2013: 136
2012: 13
2011: 19
2010: 19

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual female homicides by any means total

2013: 06
2012: 2
2011: 4
2010: 3

Gun Homicides

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual firearm homicides total

2013: 106
2012: 8
2011: 9
2010: 11

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Guadeloupe, the annual rate of firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2013: 2.496
2012: 1.98
2011: 2.22
2010: 2.73

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual male firearm homicides total

2013: 106
2012: 8
2011: 8
2010: 11

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual female firearm homicides total

2013: 06
2012: 0
2011: 1
2010: 0

Suicides (any method)

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual suicides by any means total

2013: 396
2012: 40
2011: 32
2010: 44

Rate of Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Guadeloupe, the annual rate of suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2013: 9.706
2012: 9.92
2011: 7.91
2010: 10.91

Male Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual male suicides by any means total

2013: 336
2012: 28
2011: 26
2010: 33

Female Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual female suicides by any means total

2013: 66
2012: 12
2011: 6
2010: 11

Gun Suicides

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual firearm suicides total

2013: 16
2012: 3
2011: 2
2010: 5

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Guadeloupe, the annual rate of firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2013: 0.256
2012: 0.74
2011: 0.49
2010: 1.24

Male Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual male firearm suicides total

2013: 16
2012: 3
2011: 2
2010: 5

Female Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual female firearm suicides total

2013: 06
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Unintentional Gun Deaths

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual unintentional shooting deaths total

2013: 16
2012: 1
2011: 1
2010: 0

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Guadeloupe, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death per 100,000 population is

2013: 2.746
2012: 0.50
2011: 0.49
2010: 0.50

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual unintentional male shooting deaths total

2013: 16
2012: 1
2011: 1
2010: 0

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual unintentional female shooting deaths total

2013: 06
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2013: 116
2012: 2
2011: 2
2010: 2

Male Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual male shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2013: 96
2012: 1
2011: 2
2010: 2

Female Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Guadeloupe, annual female shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2013: 26
2012: 1
2011: 0
2010: 0

ProductionGun Industry

Regulation of Firearm Makers

In Guadeloupe, the manufacture of small arms, ammunition and/or their components is permitted only if the maker holds a valid licence11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

TransfersGun Trade and Trafficking

Firearm Exports

In Guadeloupe, firearm and ammunition exports are limited by transfer control law22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Firearm Imports

In Guadeloupe, firearm and ammunition imports are limited by transfer control law31 29 30

Small Arms Imports (US$) - Customs

The annual value of small arms and ammunition imports to Guadeloupe is reported by Customs to be US$331,87532 (2010)

Regulation of Arms Brokers

In Guadeloupe, the activities of arms brokers and transfer intermediaries are specifically regulated by law11 13 33

End User Certificates

Customs regulations in Guadeloupe include22 24 34 26 certification of the intended end user of any small arms or ammunition transfer, and/or a written declaration of its intended end use

MeasuresGun Regulation

Firearm Regulation - Guiding Policy

The regulation of guns in Guadeloupe is categorised as restrictive35

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in Guadeloupe is the law of France. This includes the Internal Security Code,36 37 the Decree No. 2013-700 of 30 July 2013 on the Implementation of the Act No. 2012-304 of 6 March 2012 on the Establishment of a Modern, Simplified and Preventive Control of Weapons,38 the Defence Code,39 36 the Order of 2007 on the Creation of the Application for the Management of the Computerized Register of Owners and Holders of Firearms,40 the Decree on Exports of Firearms of 2014,41 the Order of November 15, 2000 on Modalities for Destruction by Gunsmiths of Firearms,42 the Ordinance 2004-1374 of 20 December 2004 concerning the legislative part of the Defence Code that repealed the Decree-Law of 18 April, 1939 on Weapons of War, Firearms and Ammunition,43 and the Convention of 1 July, 1969 on Reciprocal Recognition of Proofmarks on Small Arms44

Firearm Regulation Authority

Guns in Guadeloupe are regulated by the French Ministries of Defence,45 Interior, Industry, Customs,18 and Sports,46 the Prefect,47 Police and Gendarmerie National13

Right to Possess Firearms

In Guadeloupe, the right to private gun ownership is not guaranteed by law48 49

Restricted Firearms and Ammunition

In Guadeloupe, civilians are not allowed to possess weapons of war, certain handguns and long guns, automatic firearms, firearms disguised as other objects, and armour-piercing, incendiary and expanding ammunition50 51 52

Regulation of Automatic Weapons

In Guadeloupe, private possession of fully automatic weapons is prohibited51 53 54

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

In Guadeloupe, private possession of semi-automatic assault weapons is permitted under licence53 55

Regulation of Handguns

In Guadeloupe, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is prohibited with only narrow exemptions51 53 56

Law Regulates Long Guns

In Guadeloupe, civilian possession of rifles and shotguns is regulated by law51 53 55 57

Gun Ownership and Possession

In Guadeloupe, only licensed gun owners (for certain arms)58 59 60 61 62 63 64 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Genuine Reason Required for Firearm Possession

Applicants for a gun owner’s licence in Guadeloupe are required to establish a genuine reason to possess a firearm, for example hunting, target shooting, personal protection, security and collection65 66 67 68 69

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in Guadeloupe is 18 years (except for sports shooters between 12 and 18 years old)37 67 46 70

Gun Owner Background Checks

An applicant for a firearm licence in Guadeloupe must pass a background check which considers criminal, mental health and health58 71 72 68 73 74 75 59 12 records

Reference Required for Firearm Licence

In Guadeloupe, third party character references for each gun licence applicant are not required76 77

Partner to be Advised or Interviewed

In Guadeloupe, licensing authorities are not required76 77 to conduct interviews with, or to advise an applicant's spouse, partner, or next of kin before issuing a gun licence

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in Guadeloupe does not stipulate76 77 that a gun licence should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In Guadeloupe, an understanding of firearm safety and the law, tested in a theoretical and/or practical training course is required, only for persons exposed to serious risks due to their professional activity,68 for a firearm licence

Gun Owner Licensing Period

In Guadeloupe, gun owners must re-apply and re-qualify for their firearm licence every five years78 79 80 81 82

Licensing Records

In Guadeloupe, authorities maintain a record40 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 of individual civilians licensed to acquire, possess, sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Limit on Number of Guns

Licensed firearm owners in Guadeloupe are permitted to possess a limited number of firearms90 67 66

Limit on Quantity, Type of Ammunition

Licensed firearm owners in Guadeloupe are permitted to possess a limited quantity of ammunition90 91 92 93 94

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In Guadeloupe, the law requires40 83 84 85 95 96 that a record of the acquisition, possession and transfer of each privately held firearm be retained in an official register

Gun Dealer Record Keeping

In Guadeloupe, licensed firearm dealers are required33 17 97 98 99 to keep a record of each firearm or ammunition purchase, sale or transfer on behalf of a regulating authority

Gun Manufacturer Record Keeping

In Guadeloupe, licensed gun makers are required33 17 98 99 to keep a record of each firearm produced, for inspection by a regulating authority

State-Owned Firearm Records

In Guadeloupe, State agencies are required100 to maintain records of the storage and movement of all firearms and ammunition under their control

Gun Sales and Transfers

Regulation of Private Gun Sales

In Guadeloupe, the private sale and transfer of firearms is prohibited unless conducted by the Commissioner of Police, the Commander of the Gendarmerie or by a licensed firearm dealer and registered by the competent Prefect96 101 102 95 103 104 62 63 105 106

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In Guadeloupe, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is unlawful14 15 13 16 17 107 81 108 62 63 94 109 88 11 12 106

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

In Guadeloupe, the minimum wait for a lawful firearm purchase to be completed is undetermined76 77

Regulation of Gun Shows

In Guadeloupe, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events are regulated110 111 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Private

Firearm regulations in Guadeloupe include21 112 113 114 115 72 68 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of private firearms and ammunition by licensed gun owners

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Dealer

Firearm regulations in Guadeloupe include21 19 110 72 68 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by licensed arms dealers

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Government

Government regulations in Guadeloupe include21 100 116 117 118 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by state entities

Firearm and Ammunition Transport Regulations

Regulations in Guadeloupe include119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition while in transit

Marking and Tracing Guns and Ammunition

Firearm Marking

In Guadeloupe, a unique identifying mark on each firearm is required by law127 128 20 44

Firearm Tracing

In Guadeloupe, state authorities carry out40 129 recognised arms tracing and tracking procedures

Ballistic Record of Firearms and Ammunition

In Guadeloupe, the ballistic characteristics of each civilian firearm and its ammunition are not76 77 recorded in a register

Carrying Guns

Law Regulates Firearms in Public

In Guadeloupe, carrying a gun in a public place is regulated by law130 131 132 133 134 135 136 56

Penalty for Illicit Firearm Possession

In Guadeloupe, the maximum penalty for unlawful possession of a firearm137 is three years in prison and a fine138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156

Collection, Amnesty and Destruction Programmes

Authorities in Guadeloupe are known to have2 implemented voluntary firearm surrender schemes, and/or weapon seizure programmes in order to reduce the number of illicit firearms in circulation

Destruction and Disposal Policy

In Guadeloupe, it is not state policy157 158 159 160 71 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 to destroy surplus, collected and seized firearms rather than return them to the secondary arms market

MeasuresInternational Controls

United Nations Membership

In the UN List of Member States, Guadeloupe is not a Member State of the United Nations168

Wassenaar Arrangement

The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls and Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies does not list169 Guadeloupe as a Participating State


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France.2014.‘Article R. 312-26 - Authorisations for Film and Show Companies (Autorisations pour entreprises de films ou spectacles).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10967)Full Citation

55.

France.2014.‘Article R. 311-2 - Category C Weapons (Armes de catégorie C).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10913)Full Citation

56.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-7 - Authorised Handguns (Armes de poing autorisées).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10947)Full Citation

57.

France.2014.‘Article R. 311-2 - Category D Weapons (Armes de catégorie D).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10914)Full Citation

58.

France.2013.‘Article L. 312-4 - Acquisition and Possession of Firearms of Category B.’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q10776)Full Citation

59.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-21 - Condition for the Issuance of an Authorisation for Firearms of Category B.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10968)Full Citation

60.

France.2013.‘Article L. 312-4-1 - Acquisition of Firearms of Category C.’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q10769)Full Citation

61.

France.2013.‘Article L. 312-4-2 - Acquisition and Possession of Firearms of Category D.’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q10770)Full Citation

62.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-56 - Firearms Declaration/Acquisition (Déclaration des armes à feu/Acquisition).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10924)Full Citation

63.

France.2014.‘Article R. 314-19 - Firearms Declaration/Transfer (Déclaration des armes à feu/Transfert).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10925)Full Citation

64.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-55 - Inherited Firearms (Armes dévolues par voie successorale).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10923)Full Citation

65.

France.2014.‘Articles R. 312-37, -38 - Authorisations for Companies (Autorisations pour entreprises).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10969)Full Citation

66.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-39 - Authorisations for Individuals Exposed to Risks.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10970)Full Citation

67.

France.2014.‘Articles R. 312-40, -41 - Authorisations for the Practice of Sports Shooting.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10971)Full Citation

68.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-5 - Additional Documents for Authorisation Requests (Pièces complémentaires pour les demandes d'autorisation).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10919)Full Citation

69.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-53 - Purchase of Firearms of Categories C and D (Acquisition des armes de catégories C et D).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10977)Full Citation

70.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-1 - Prohibited Acquisition by Minors (Interdiction d'acquisition par les mineurs).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10916)Full Citation

71.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-67 - Specific Prohibitions (Interdictions spécifiques).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10955)Full Citation

72.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-4 - Authorisation Requests (Demandes d'autorisation).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10918)Full Citation

73.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-6 - Medical Certificate (Certificat médical).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10920)Full Citation

74.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-8 - Mental Records (Antécédents mentaux).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10921)Full Citation

75.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-57 - Declaration - Medical Certificate (Déclaration - certificat médical).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10926)Full Citation

76.

France.2013.‘Decree No. 2013-700 (Décret n° 2013-700).’ Decree No. 2013-700 of 30 July 2013 on the Implementation of the Act No. 2012-304 of 6 March 2012 on the Establishment of a Modern, Simplified and Preventive Control of Weapons.Paris:Prime Minister of the French Republic,30 July. (Q10642)Full Citation

77.

France.2015.‘Defence Code (Code de la Défense).’ Defence Code (Code de la Défense).Paris:President of the French Republic,1 September. (Q6016)Full Citation

78.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-13 - Validity of Authorisation (Durée de l'autorisation).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10965)Full Citation

79.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-3 - Authorisation Requests - Authority (Demandes d'autorisations - Autorité compétente).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10959)Full Citation

80.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-11 - Authorisation's Validity (Validité de l'autorisation).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10962)Full Citation

81.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-12 - Validity of an Authorisation to Purchase Firearms.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10964)Full Citation

82.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-14 - Renewal Request (Demande de renouvellement).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10966)Full Citation

83.

France.2013.‘Registration of Firearm Authorisations, Declarations, and Registrations.’ Order of November 15, 2007 on the Creation of the Application for the Management of the Computerized Register of Owners and Holders of Firearms (Act Current to 8 September 2015).Paris:Ministers of the Interior, Overseas France and Territorial Communities, Defence, Budgets, Public Accounts, and Civil Service of the French Republic,2 September. (Q10694)Full Citation

84.

France.2012.‘Registration Data.’ Order of November 15, 2007 on the Creation of the Application for the Management of the Computerized Register of Owners and Holders of Firearms (Act Current to 8 September 2015).Paris:Ministers of the Interior, Overseas France and Territorial Communities, Defence, Budgets, Public Accounts, and Civil Service of the French Republic,28 March. (Q10695)Full Citation

85.

France.2007.‘Time for Retaining Information on Firearm Owners.’ Order of November 15, 2007 on the Creation of the Application for the Management of the Computerized Register of Owners and Holders of Firearms (Act Current to 8 September 2015).Paris:Ministers of the Interior, Overseas France and Territorial Communities, Defence, Budgets, Public Accounts, and Civil Service of the French Republic,15 November. (Q10696)Full Citation

86.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-77 - Records (Fichiers).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10928)Full Citation

87.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-78 - National File of Individuals Prohibited from Purchasing and Possessing Firearms (Fichier national des interdits d'acquisition et de détention d'armes).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10929)Full Citation

88.

France.2014.‘Article R. 313-12 - List of Retail Stores (Liste des commerces de détail).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10932)Full Citation

89.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-43 - Shooting Booklet (Carnet de tir).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10972)Full Citation

90.

France.2013.‘Article L. 312-4-3 - Limited Number of Firearms and Quantity of Ammunition.’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q10777)Full Citation

91.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-46 - Purchase of Ammunition for Firearms of Category B (Acquisition de munitions des armes de catégorie B).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10974)Full Citation

92.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-47 - Limit on the Purchase of Ammunition (Limitation quant à l'acquisition de munitions).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10975)Full Citation

93.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-49 - Ammunition per Firearm (Munitions par arme).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10976)Full Citation

94.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-45 - Purchase and Possession of Magazines and Ammunition (Acquisition et détention des systèmes d'alimentation et des munitions).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10973)Full Citation

95.

France.2013.‘Article L. 314-2-1 - Transfer of Firearms of Categories C and D Between Individuals.’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q10771)Full Citation

96.

France.2014.‘Article R. 314-16 - Ownership Transfer of a Firearm by an Individual (Transfert de propriété d'une arme par un particulier).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10960)Full Citation

97.

France.2014.‘Article R. 313-24 - Obligations of a Dealer when Transferring Firearms and Ammunition (Obligations de l'armurier lors de la cession des armes et munitions).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10935)Full Citation

98.

France.2014.‘Gun Dealer Record Keeping (Tenue d'un registre par les commerçants d'armes à feu).’ Decree No. 2013-700 of 30 July 2013 on the Implementation of the Act No. 2012-304 of 6 March 2012 on the Establishment of a Modern, Simplified and Preventive Control of Weapons.Paris:Prime Minister of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10589)Full Citation

99.

France.2014.‘Prefects in Charge of Special Registers (Préfets en charge des registres spéciaux).’ Decree No. 2013-700 of 30 July 2013 on the Implementation of the Act No. 2012-304 of 6 March 2012 on the Establishment of a Modern, Simplified and Preventive Control of Weapons.Paris:Prime Minister of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10578)Full Citation

100.

France.2010.‘Stockpile Management and Securing (Gestion et Sécurisation des Stocks).’ National Report of France on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA).New York, NY:Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations,1 May. (Q4788)Full Citation

101.

France.2013.‘Article L. 314-3 - Transfers of Firearms of Categories A and B Not Intended for Commerce.’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q10779)Full Citation

102.

France.2013.‘Article L. 314-2 - Transfer of Firearms of Category B, Between Individuals.’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q10778)Full Citation

103.

France.2014.‘Article R. 314-20 - Transfer of Ownership Between Individuals (Transfert de propriété entre particuliers).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10979)Full Citation

104.

France.2014.‘Article R. 314-17 - Private Sales (Authority).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10961)Full Citation

105.

France.2014.‘Article R. 314-18 - Purchase of a Replacement Firearm by an Individual.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10934)Full Citation

106.

France.2014.‘Transfer of Firearms of Categories B and C (Transfer d'armes de catégorie B et C).’ Decree No. 2013-700 of 30 July 2013 on the Implementation of the Act No. 2012-304 of 6 March 2012 on the Establishment of a Modern, Simplified and Preventive Control of Weapons.Paris:Prime Minister of the French Republic,28 January. (Q10652)Full Citation

107.

France.2014.‘Article R. 312-10 - Authorisation to Purchase and Possess Firearms.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10963)Full Citation

108.

France.2014.‘Article R. 313-8 - Authorisation to Open a Retail Store (Autorisation d'ouverture du commerce de détail).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10931)Full Citation

109.

France.2013.‘Article L. 2332-2 - Retail Trade Premises (Locaux destinés au commerce de détail).’ Defence Code, as Amended by the Act No. 2012-304 of 6 March 2012 on the Establishment of a Modern, Simplified and Preventive Control of Weapons.Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q6001)Full Citation

110.

France.2014.‘Article R. 313-17 - Fixed and Permanent Premises for Retail Trade (Local fixe et permanent pour le commerce au détail).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10930)Full Citation

111.

France.2014.‘Article R. 313-20 - Retail Sale Outside of Premises (Vente au détail hors de locaux).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10933)Full Citation

112.

France.2014.‘Article R. 314-8 - Storage - Sports Shooting (Conservation - Tir sportif).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10938)Full Citation

113.

France.2014.‘Article R. 314-9 - Storage - Shooting Gallery (Conservation - Tir forain).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10939)Full Citation

114.

France.2014.‘Article R. 314-7 - Storage - Shows (Conservation - Spectacles).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10936)Full Citation

115.

France.2014.‘Article R. 314-10 - Storage - Public Authorities, Museums, and Collections.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10937)Full Citation

116.

France.2010.‘Stockpile Management and Security (Gestion et sécurisation des stocks).’ National Report of France on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA).New York, NY:Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations,1 May. (Q5834)Full Citation

117.

France.2010.‘Stockpile Management and Security (Gestion et sécurisation des stocks).’ National Report of France on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA).New York, NY:Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations,1 May. (Q5835)Full Citation

118.

France.2010.‘Collection and Disposal (Collecte et élimination).’ National Report of France on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA).New York, NY:Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations,1 May. (Q5838)Full Citation

119.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-12 - Security of Shipments and Transports of Firearms (Sécurité des expéditions et des transports des armes).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10948)Full Citation

120.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-4 - Firearms Transport.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10943)Full Citation

121.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-13 - Shipments of Firearms (Expéditions des armes).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10949)Full Citation

122.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-14 - Exemptions Concerning Shipments of Firearms (Dérogations concernant les expéditions d'armes).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10950)Full Citation

123.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-15 - Postal Shipments of Firearms (Expéditions d'armes par voie postale).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10951)Full Citation

124.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-16 - Firearm Shipments by Rail, Air or Sea (Expéditions d'armes par voie ferré, aérienne ou maritime).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10952)Full Citation

125.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-17 - Firearm Transport by Road (Expéditions d'armes par voie routière).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10953)Full Citation

126.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-18 - Responsibilities of Transport Companies (Responsabilité des companies de transport).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10954)Full Citation

127.

France.2013.‘Marking (Marquage).’ Decree No. 2013-700 of 30 July 2013 on the Implementation of the Act No. 2012-304 of 6 March 2012 on the Establishment of a Modern, Simplified and Preventive Control of Weapons.Paris:Prime Minister of the French Republic,30 July. (Q10558)Full Citation

128.

France.2013.‘Marking - Alphanumerical Code (Marquage - code alphanumérique).’ Decree No. 2013-700 of 30 July 2013 on the Implementation of the Act No. 2012-304 of 6 March 2012 on the Establishment of a Modern, Simplified and Preventive Control of Weapons.Paris:Prime Minister of the French Republic,30 July. (Q10564)Full Citation

129.

France.2011.‘Measures Taken for Tracing and to Address Tracing Requests (Mesures Prises pour Tracer et Répondre aux Demandes de Traçage).’ National Report of France on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA).New York, NY:Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations,11 April. (Q4781)Full Citation

130.

France.2013.‘Article L. 315-1 - Carrying and Transporting Firearms of Categories A, B, D.’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q10780)Full Citation

131.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-1 - Prohibited Carrying and Transport of Firearms.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10940)Full Citation

132.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-2 - Carrying and Transport of Firearms for Hunting and Sports Purposes.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10941)Full Citation

133.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-3 - Carrying and Transport of Firearms in Historical Reenactments.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10942)Full Citation

134.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-5 - Carrying and Transport - Special Regime (Port et transport - régime particulier).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10945)Full Citation

135.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-6 - Carrying and Transport - Special Regime for Foreigners (Port et transport - Régime particulier pour les étrangers).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10946)Full Citation

136.

France.2014.‘Article R. 315-11 - Authorised Carrying of Firearms for Companies.’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10944)Full Citation

137.

GunPolicy.org. 2015. ‘Penalty for Unlawful Firearm Possession.’ Definition and Selection Criteria.
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138.

France.2013.‘Article L. 317-4 - Penalty (Acquisition, Transfer, or Possession of Firearms of Categories A and B).’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q10767)Full Citation

139.

France.2012.‘Article L. 2339-5 - Penalties for Illicit Acquisition and Possession (Sanctions pénales de l'acquisition et de la détention).’ Defence Code (Code de la Défense).Paris:President of the French Republic,12 March. (Q5980)Full Citation

140.

France.2012.‘Article L. 2339-9 - Penalties for Illicit Carrying, Transport and Shipments (Sanctions pénales du port, du transport et des expéditions).’ Defence Code (Code de la Défense).Paris:President of the French Republic,12 March. (Q6119)Full Citation

141.

France.2013.‘Article L. 317-5 - Penalty (Acquisition or Possession of Firearms in Breach of Prohibition).’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q10766)Full Citation

142.

France.2013.‘Article L. 317-4-1 - Penalty (Acquisition, Transfer and Possession or Firearms of Category C).’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,20 June. (Q10765)Full Citation

143.

France.2014.‘Article R. 317-1 - Possession by a Minor - Penalty (Détention par un mineur - Dispositions pénales).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10981)Full Citation

144.

France.2014.‘Article R. 317-4 - Limit on the Number of Firearms - Penalty (Limite du nombre d'armes à feu - Dispositions pénales).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10983)Full Citation

145.

France.2014.‘Article R. 317-3 - Transfer of Firearms - Penalty (Transfert d'armes à feu - Dispositions pénales).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10982)Full Citation

146.

France.2014.‘Article R. 317-5 - Magazines - Penalty (Systèmes d'alimentation - Dispositions pénales).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10984)Full Citation

147.

France.2014.‘Article R. 317-7 - Possession of Ammunition - Penalty (Détention de munitions - Dispositions pénales).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10985)Full Citation

148.

France.2014.‘Article R. 317-8 - Possession of Ammunition of Categories C and D - Penalty (Détention de munitions de catégorie C et D - Dispositions pénales).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10986)Full Citation

149.

France.2013.‘Article L. 317-8 - Penalty (Carrying and Transport).’ Internal Security Code - Legislative Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie législative).Paris:President of the French Republic,5 August. (Q10768)Full Citation

150.

France.2014.‘Article R. 317-9 - Retail Trade - Penalty (Commerce de détail - Dispositions pénales).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10956)Full Citation

151.

France.2014.‘Article R. 317-10 - Storage - Penalty (Conservation - Dispositions pénales).’ Internal Security Code - Regulatory Part (Code de la sécurité intérieure - Partie réglementaire).Paris:President of the French Republic,27 October. (Q10957)Full Citation

152.

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