Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library

Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Annex 9.1, pp. 38-47. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

Relevant contents

Annex 9.1: Overview of Owner Licensing Criteria and Genuine Reasons for Owning a Firearm

Dominican Republic

Age: 18

Mental Health: YES (medical certificate)

Drug Dependency: YES

Criminal Record: YES (the criminal conviction includes violence)

Public Security or Safety: YES

Competency: YES

Reason Required? legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Hunting: YES

Target/Sport Shooting: not specified

Profession: YES (security provider; game rancher; firearm trainer; certain officials)

Performance: legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Collection: YES (antique or deactivated firearms)

Personal Protection: YES

ID: Q5414

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