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Costa Rica. 1995 ‘Firearm Seizure (Comiso de Armas).’ Arms and Explosives Law 7530 of 1995 (Ley de Armas y Explosivos, Ley 7530 de 1995); Article 84. San Jose: Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica. 10 July

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Artículo 84. Comiso de Armas

Las armas permitidas inscritas en el Departamento, solo podrán caer en comiso en favor del Estado, cuando con ellas se cometa un delito según lo dispuesto en el artículo 110 del Código Penal. En este caso, se cancelará la inscripción correspondiente…

La Dirección podrá destinar esas armas decomisadas para uso de los oficiales del Organismo de Investigación Judicial.

[Departamento: Departamento de Control de Armas y Explosivos]

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Translated content:

Article 84. Firearm Seizure

Permitted firearms registered at the Arms and Explosives Control Department will only be transferred to the State when they were used to commit a crime, in accordance with the Article 110 of the Penal Code. In this case, the arm's licence will be canceled …

The Armaments Directorate may authorise that seized firearms could be used by the officers of the Judicial Investigation Unit.

ID: Q4174

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