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France. 2013 ‘Limit on the Number of Firearms - Penalty (Limite du nombre d'armes à feu - Dispositions pénales).’ 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; Chapter VIII, Section 1 (Article 166), pp. 80-81. Paris: Prime Minister of the French Republic. 30 July

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Décret n° 2013-700 du 30 juillet 2013 portant application de la loi n° 2012-304 du 6 mars 2012 relative à l'établissement d'un contrôle des armes moderne, simplifié et préventif

Article 166

Est puni de la peine d'amende prévue pour les contraventions de la 4e classe le fait pour…

2° Toute personne majeures d'acquérir ou de détenir plus de douze armes en violation de la limitation prévue à l'article 34;1

3° Toute personne âgée de plus de douze ans, sans remplir les conditions prévues à l'article 34, de détenir plus de trois armes de poing à percussion annulaire à un coup du 1° de la catégorie B;2

4° Toute personne d'acquérir ou de détenir plus de dix armes de poing à percussion annulaire à un coup en violation du quota fixé à l'article 34.

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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

Article 166

[The following] is punishable by a fine for offences of the 4th class…

2° Any individual of legal age purchasing or possessing more than twelve firearms in violation of the limits provided for in Article 34;1

3° Any individual more than twelve years old possessing more than three single-shot rim-fire handguns of 1° of category B,2 without complying with requirements listed in Article 34;

4° Any individual purchasing or possessing more than ten single-shot rim-fire handguns in violation of the quota fixed in Article 34.

[Offences of the 4th class: light violence; maximum 750 euros - Article 131-13 of the Criminal Code]

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