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Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Annex 9.2, pp. 48-61. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

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Annex 9.2 Overview of Conditions of Firearms Ownership

Brazil

Licence Duration: 3 years (licence)

Penalties for Unlawful Possession: 1-3 years

Safe Storage: YES (ammunition is to be stored separately; storage requirements are specified; specified only for private security companies, collectors, sport shooters, and hunting organizations)

Penalties for Unsafe Storage: storing without authorization and in violation of legal or regulatory norms: 2–4 years plus fine (not specified)

Carrying in Public? no (except private security guards; hunters and sports
persons; automatically voided if found drunk/intoxicated)

Penalties for Unlawful Carrying: unlawful carrying: 2–4 years plus fine (not specified)

ID: Q11618

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