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Bolivia. 2013 ‘Theft or Robbery of Weapons (Hurto o Robo de Armas).’ Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials Control Law - Act 400; Title 8, Chapter 5 (Article 141), p. 19. Sucre: Plurinational Legislative Assembly of Bolivia. 18 September

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Artículo 141 Sexter. (Hurto o Robo de Armas)

I. El que hurtare o robare armas de fuego de almacenes y armerías autorizadas, fábricas con licencia y propietarios o tenedores legales, será sancionado con privación de libertad de:

a) Hurto, de cuatro (4) a seis (6) años.
b) Robo, de cinco (5) a ocho (8) años.

II. La pena será agravada en la mitad del máximo, si concurrieran las causales del robo agravado o las armas de fuego hurtadas o robadas fueran utilizadas para la comisión de otro delito.

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Translated content:

Article 141 Sixth. (Theft or Robbery of Weapons)

I. He who steals firearms from authorised stores and gun shops, licensed factories and legal owners or holders, shall be punished with imprisonment for:

a) Theft, four (4) to six (6) years.
b) Robbery, five (5) to eight (8) years.

II. The penalty shall be increased by a half of the maximum sentence on the grounds of aggravated robbery or if the stolen firearms were used to commit another crime.

ID: Q8420

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