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Ecuador. 1997 ‘Restricted Firearms (Armas de Fuego de Uso Restringido).’ Regulations to the Act on Arms, Ammunition, Explosives and Accessories, Executive Decree No. 169. RO/32; Title IV, Chapter I (Article 16), p. 13. Quito: Ministry of the Attorney General of the Republic of Ecuador. 27 March

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Reglamento a la Ley Sobre Armas, Municiones, Explosivos y Accesorios. Decreto Ejecutivo No. 169. RO/ 32

Artículo 16. Armas de Fuego de Uso Restringido

Son armas de fuego de uso restringido, aquellas destinadas al uso privativo de la Policía Nacional, tales como:

a) Revólveres hasta calibre 38, pistolas y subametralladoras semiautomáticas hasta el calibre 9mm;
b) Carabinas de repetición o semiautomáticas;
c) Gases de uso y empleo de la Policía Nacional; y,
d) Otros, previa autorización del Comando Conjunto de las Fuerzas Armadas.

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Translated content:

Regulations to the Act on Arms, Ammunition, Explosives and Accessories, Executive Decree No. 169. RO/32

Article 16. Restricted Firearms

Restricted firearms are those intended for the exclusive use of the National Police, such as:

a) Revolvers with a calibre not greater than .38 inches, semi-automatic pistols and sub-machine guns with a caliber not greater than 9 mm;
b) Repeating or semi-automatic shotguns;
c) Gases to be used by the National Police; and,
d) Other, subject to the authorisation of the Joint Command of the Armed Forces.

ID: Q9295

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