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Nicaragua. 2004 ‘Restricted Firearms (Armas restringidas).’ Act No. 510 on the Control and Regulation of Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials (Ley Nº 510 sobre el Control y Regulación de Armas de Fuego, Municiones, Explosivos y Otros Materiales Relacionados); Chapter III (Article 10 (II)), p. 14. Managua: National Assembly of the Republic of Nicaragua. 18 November

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Article 10. (II) Armas restringidas

Se consideran armas restringidas las siguientes:

i. Cualquier tipo de arma de fuego, con selector o sin él, que posea capacidad de disparar en ráfaga;

ii. Los fusiles que posean características que los hagan aptos para lanzar cualquier tipo de granada explosiva;

iii. Las armas cuyo uso se autoriza exclusivamente al Ejército de Nicaragua y a la Policía Nacional, tales como fusiles con capacidad para disparar en ráfaga, armas que disparen un proyectil que posea carga explosiva tales como cañones, armas antitanque, armas antiaéreas, morteros, lanza cohetes, armamentos de artillería y otro tipo de armamento similar, necesarios para la defensa militar de la soberanía del país o para el cumplimiento de misiones de orden público; y

iv. Las armas de fuego enmascaradas como objeto de uso común.

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Translated content:

Article 10. (II) Restricted Firearms

The following firearms are considered restricted:

i. Any type of firearm, with or without a firing [selective fire?] switch, possessing the ability to fire in bursts;

ii. Rifles that have characteristics that make them suitable to launch any type of explosive grenade;

iii. Firearms that are to be exclusively used by the Nicaraguan Military and National Police, such as rifles with the ability to fire in bursts, firearms that are able to shoot a projectile with an explosive charge such as cannons, anti-tank weapons, anti-aircraft guns, mortars, rocket launchers, artillery weapons and any other similar firearm that is necessary for the military defence of the sovereignty of the country or to carry out missions for the public order; and

iv. Firearms disguised as [everyday] objects.

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