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Philippines. 2013 ‘Carrying of Firearms Outside of Residence or Place of Business [Regulations].’ Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10591, otherwise known as 'Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act'; Rule II (Section 7), pp. 19-25. Manila: Congress of the Republic of the Philippines. 7 December

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RULE II: OWNERSHIP AND POSSESSION OF FIREARMS

Section 7. Carrying of Firearms Outside of Residence or Place of Business

7.1 A permit to carry firearms outside of residence or place of business shall be issued by the Chief, PNP or his/her duly authorized representative to the licensed citizen allowing him/her to carry the firearm outside the residence or place of business.

7.2 A licensed citizen whose life is under actual threat or imminent danger may apply for the issuance of a PTCFOR. The written application made under oath and duly notarized shall be filed together with the threat assessment certificate issued by the PNP…

7.4 Licensed sports shooter may apply for PTCFOR that will cover three (3) firearms at one time inclusive of the allowed quantity of ammunition mentioned in Section 12…1

7.11 The following guidelines regarding the manner of carrying firearms shall be observed…

7.11.2 For All Other Persons: (including members of the PNP, AFP and other LEAs in civilian attire)

a) Display of firearms is prohibited. The firearms must always be concealed;
Violation of this provision shall be subject for immediate revocation of the License to Own and Possess Firearms and Firearm Registration.
b) The firearm must be secured inside a vehicle or a motor cycle compartment.

7.12 The following other restriction shall likewise be observed:

a) PTCFOR-LEA is non-transferable;
b) The firearm shall not be brought inside places of worship, public drinking and amusement places and all other commercial or public establishment…

[PNP = Philippine National Police; PTCFOR = Permit to Carry Firearm Outside of Residence; AFP = Armed Forces of the Philippines; LEAs = Law Enforcement Agencies]

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