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El Salvador. 1999 ‘Prohibited Persons (Personas Prohibidas).’ Act No. 655 of 1999 on the Control and Regulation of Arms, Ammunition, Explosives and Related Materials; Title VIII, Chapter I (Article 63), p. 22. San Salvador: Legislative Assembly of the Republic of El Salvador. 26 July

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Ley No. 655, 1999, sobre Control y Regulación de Armas, Municiones, Explosivos y Artículos Similares

Artículo 63. Personas Prohibidas

No podrán concederse licencias para uso de armas de fuego, matrículas de tenencia, portación de armas de fuego, a las personas siguientes:

a) A los menores de veintiún años, licencia para uso de armas de fuego, matrículas de colección, tenencia y conducción; a los menores de veinticuatro años, matrículas de portación…

b) Personas declaradas judicialmente en estado de interdicción;

c) Personas con antecedentes penales o policiales, excepto por delitos culposos; y,

d) Personas que sufran de limitaciones físicas o mentales que razonablemente anulen o disminuyan su capacidad para el uso eficiente y seguro de un arma de fuego, de acuerdo a dictamen médico.

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Translated content:

Act No. 655 of 1999 on the Control and Regulation of Arms, Ammunition, Explosives and Related Materials

Article 63. Prohibited Persons

No licence to use firearms and no registration certificate for ownership shall be granted to the following persons:

a) To individuals younger than twenty-one years old, for a licence to use firearms, a registration certificate for purposes of collection, ownership and use; to individuals younger than twenty-four years old, for a registration certificate for carrying…

b) Individuals forbidden by law;

c) Individuals with criminal or police records, except for those guilty of non-intentional offences; and,

d) Individuals suffering from physical or mental disabilities that may hinder or diminish their capacity to use efficiently and safely a firearm, in accordance with a doctor's opinion.

ID: Q9663

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