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Dreyfus, Pablo, Marcelo de Sousa Nascimento and Luis Eduardo Guedes. 2008 ‘The Disarmament Statute: Domesticating the Small Arms Industry and Curbing Crime Through Gun Control.’ Small Arms in Rio de Janeiro: The Guns, the Buyback, and the Victims; Special Report No. 9, p. 32. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 December
The Disarmament Statute: domesticating the small arms industry and curbing crime through gun control
The Disarmament Statute was enacted on 9 December 2003 (Law No. 10826) by the Brazilian Congress, with secondary legislation issued on 1 July 2004 (Decree No. 5123) by the executive…..
The law also mandates the army and the federal police to link their databases through an encrypted on-line system with differentiated levels of access and confidentiality protocols. This ensures that relevant information on seized weapons is exchanged so that both institutions can see whether such weapons have been exported previously, or can trace the initial purchaser of each weapon after it left the factory…..