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Guatemala. 2009 ‘Armouries (Armerías).’ Firearms and Ammunition Act, Decree No. 15 (Ley de Armas y Municiones, Decreto Numero 15); Title V, Chapter I (Article 85), pp. 21-22. Guatemala City: Congress of Guatemala. 21 April

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Articulo 85. Armerías

Para fines de la presente Ley, se entiende por armerías a los establecimientos que se dediquen a la reparación y servicio de armas de fuego. Para que se autorice el funcionamiento de armerías, las personas individuales deberán cumplir con los requisitos siguientes:

a) Presentar solicitud a la DIGECAM…

b) A la solicitud se acompañaran los documentos siguientes…
2. Certificación de carencia de antecedentes penales y policíacos, extendida por las autoridades correspondientes.
3. Acreditar que el responsable del establecimiento tiene los conocimientos científicos y técnicos necesarios para la reparación y mantenimiento de armas de fuego…

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Translated content:

Article 85. Armouries

Under this Act, the term 'armoury' shall refer to businesses engaged in the repair and servicing of firearms. In order for armouries to operate, individuals must meet the following requirements:

a) Submit application to DIGECAM…

b) The following documents shall be attached to the application form:
2. Certification showing the absence of criminal and police records, issued by the competent authorities.
3. Evidence that the business has the necessary scientific and technical knowledge required for repairing and maintaining firearms.

[DIGECAM = Directorate General for Control of Arms and Ammunition]

ID: Q10513

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