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Costa Rica. 1995 ‘Firearm Collectors (Poseedores de Colecciones).’ Arms and Explosives Law 7530 of 1995 (Ley de Armas y Explosivos, Ley 7530 de 1995); Article 53. San Jose: Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica. 10 July

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Artículo 53. Poseedores de Colecciones

Las personas físicas y las personas jurídicas podrán poseer colecciones de armas permitidas, con valor histórico, estético, cultural o criminalístico, previo permiso del Departamento. Esas armas deberán ser desactivadas. El permiso faculta al propietario para mantenerlas en el lugar declarado únicamente para colección …

Los particulares que posean colecciones de armas permitidas deberán solicitar autorización para adquirir y poseer nuevas armas, destinadas al enriquecimiento de la colección y del museo y deberán inscribirlas con todas las características.

[Departamento: Departamento de Control de Armas y Explosivos]

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Translated content:

Article 53. Firearm Collectors

Individuals and legal entities may have collections of permitted firearms with historical, aesthetic, cultural or forensic value providing that they have been authorised by the Arms and Explosives Control Department. These firearms must be deactivated. The licence entitles the owner to keep the arms only in the place authorised to house the collection …

Individuals who have collections of permitted firearms should request permission to acquire and possess new arms in order to enrich the collection and museum. It is necessary to register the arms and provide information of all their features.

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