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Brazil. 2003 ‘Shooting Firearms (Disparo de arma de fogo).’ Act No. 10.826, of December 22, 2003, on the Registration, Possession, and Commerce of Firearms and Ammunition, on the National System of Weapons (SINARM), and Defining Crimes and other Provisions; Chapter IV (Article 15). Brasilia: National Congress of Brazil. 22 December

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Lei N° 10.826, de 22 de dezembro de 2003, dispõe sobre registro, posse e comercialização de armas de fogo e munição, sobre o Sistema Nacional de Armas – Sinarm, define crimes e dá outras providências

Tiro de arma de fogo

Artigo 15. Disparar arma de fogo ou acionar munição em lugar habitado ou em suas adjacências, em via pública ou em direção a ela, desde que essa conduta não tenha como finalidade a prática de outro crime:

Pena – reclusão, de 2 (dois) a 4 (quatro) anos, e multa.

Parágrafo único. O crime previsto neste artigo é inafiançável.

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Translated content:

Act No. 10.826, of December 22, 2003, on the Registration, Possession, and Commerce of Firearms and Ammunition, on the National System of Weapons (SINARM), and Defining Crimes and other Provisions

Shooting Firearms

Article 15. Shooting firearms or handling ammunition in inhabited places or adjacent areas, on public streets or towards them, provided that the purpose of such conduct is not to perpetrate another crime:

Penalty – prison, from two (2) to four (4) years, plus a fine.

Sole paragraph. The crime provided for in this article is not subject to bail.

[Editor's note: Original translation by Carolina Looty and Viva Rio, 2003 and IANSA]

ID: Q11554

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