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Mauritania. 1960 ‘Article 34.’ Decree No 60.072 of April 20, 1960, on Arms and Ammunition in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (Décret No 60.072 du 20 Avril 1960 fixant le régime des armes à feu et munitions en R.I.M.); Title IV. Nouakchott: Office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. 20 April

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Article 34:

Toute personne convaincu d'avoir, contrairement aux dispositions du présent décret, importé, détenu, fabriqué, cédé, vendu en Mauritanie des armes prohibées ou leurs munitions, ainsi que des objets pouvant servir à leur fabrication, est punie d'une amende de 5.000 à 30.000 francs et d'un emprisonnement de 3 (trois) à un an, ou de l'une de ces deux peines seulement. La tentative d'importation est punie comme l'importation. En cas de récidive, la peine peut être portée au double.

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Article 34:

Any individual convicted of having, contrary to the provisions of this decree, imported, possessed, manufactured, transferred, sold in Mauritania prohibited firearms or their ammunition, or objects that can be used for their manufacture, is punishable with a fine of 5,000 to 30,000 Francs and a prison term of one to three years, or only one of these two penalties. An attempt to import is punishable as with import. In case of a second offence, the penalty may be doubled.

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