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Bolivia. 2013 ‘Marking (Marcaje).’ Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials Control Law - Act 400; Title 1, Chapter 1 (Article 9), p. 4. Sucre: Plurinational Legislative Assembly of Bolivia. 18 September

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Artículo 9. (Marcaje)

Toda arma de fuego, munición, partes o componentes fundamentales y materiales relacionados, desde su ingreso legal al país, deben estar debidamente identificadas mediante el mareaje alfanumérico, en el que estará consignado el nombre del fabricante, país de importación, lugar, año de fabricación, marca comercial, modelo, calibre, datos que serán consignados en el registro respectivo, señalando además quién la está ingresando al país y con qué fin.

Las armas de uso militar y policial, deben estar marcadas además con la leyenda "Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia", de forma visible.

Las municiones tendrán el mareaje de su fabricación, número de lote y año de fabricación.

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Translated content:

Article 9. (Marking)

Prior to legal entry into the country, all firearms, ammunition, parts or major components and related materials must be properly identified by alphanumeric labeling. This will record the name of the manufacturer, country of import, place, year of manufacture, trademark, model and calibre. This data will be entered into the appropriate register and will signify who is entering the country and for what purpose.

Weapons used by the military and police should also be visibly marked with the following inscription: "Plurinational State of Bolivia".

Ammunition will have the marking of the manufacturer and a batch number, as well as the year that it was manufactured.

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