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Venezuela. 2014 ‘Firearms Permitted for Sports Purposes (Armas Permitidas con Fines Deportivos).’ Decree No. 881, promulgating Regulations for the Law on Disarmament and Control of Firearms and Ammunition; Title II, Chapter I (Article 18), p. 4. Caracas: Official Gazette of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela No. 6.129. 8 April

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Decreto N° 881, mediante el cual se dicta el Reglamento de la Ley para el Desarme y Control de Armas y Municiones

Artículo 18. Armas Permitidas con Fines Deportivos

Las ballestas, arcos, arpones, rifles y pistolas de aire y otras armas similares, únicamente podrán poseerse para fines eminentemente deportivos y deben ser debidamente registrados ante el Ministerio del Poder Popular para el Deporte a través de las Federaciones o Asociaciones de Tiro Deportivas autorizadas para tal fin, debiendo notificarse de su importación, exportación, fabricación, comercialización o tenencia al órgano competente de la Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana para el control de armas y municiones, para que sea otorgada la correspondiente permisología y autorizado su ingreso al territorio nacional.

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Decree No. 881, promulgating Regulations for the Law on Disarmament and Control of Firearms and Ammunition

Article 18. Firearms Permitted for Sports Purposes

Crossbows, arrows, harpoons, air rifles and airguns and other similar arms, shall only be owned for primarily sporting purposes, and will have to be duly registered at the Ministry of the People's Power for Sports through Sports Shooting Federations or Associations authorised for that purpose, and will have to be notified of their import, export, manufacture, commerce or tenure to the competent body of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces for the control of arms and ammunition, in order to receive the corresponding permits and the authorisation for the arms to enter the country.

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