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Paraguay. 2010 ‘Competent Authority (Autoridad Competente).’ Act No. 4.036 on Firearms, their Parts and Components, Ammunition, Explosives, Accessories and Similar Items; Title I, Chapter II (Article 3), p. 3. Asunción: Congress of the Republic of Paraguay. 13 August

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Ley No. 4.036 de Armas de Fuego, sus Piezas y Componentes, Municiones, Explosivos, Accesorios y Afines

Artículo 3 - Autoridad Competente

A los efectos de esta Ley, se entenderá por autoridad competente:

a) la Dirección de Material Bélico (DIMABEL), que está facultada a organizar el Banco Nacional de Pruebas, registrar, controlar y reglamentar la tenencia de armas de fuego, la fabricación, importación, exportación, comercialización, tránsito, traslado, almacenamiento, depósito y custodia de las armas de fuego, sus piezas y componentes, municiones, explosivos, accesorios y afines; y,

b) la Policía Nacional, que está facultada a otorgar, controlar y reglamentar los permisos de portación de armas de fuego.

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Translated content:

Act No. 4.036 on Firearms, their Parts and Components, Ammunition, Explosives, Accessories and Similar Items

Article 3 - Competent Authority

In accordance with the law, the competent authority will be known as the following:

a) The Directorate for War Materials (DIMABEL) is in charge of organising the National Test Bank; the registration, control, and regulation of firearm possession, the manufacture, import, export, trade, transit, transfer, storage, deposit and custody of firearms, their parts and components, ammunition, explosives, accessories and related items; and,

b) The National Police are in charge of granting, controlling and regulating permits for the possession of firearms.

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