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Cukier, Wendy. 2005 ‘Military Assault Weapon Prohibitions by Country - Argentina.’ The Feasibility of Increased Restrictions on the Civilian Possession of Military Assault Weapons at the Global Level; Working Paper 05-2 (Appendix 1), p. 23. Waterloo, ON: Project Ploughshares: Small Arms Working Group of the Canadian Peacebuilding Coordinating Committee. 1 April

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Military Assault Weapon Prohibitions by Country - Argentina

Assault weapons prohibited in civilian possession: Yes

Prohibited: Automatic portable weapons, semi-automatic arms fed with detachable magazines such as rifles, carbines, or assault submachine guns derived from weapons for military use with calibres superior to .22 inches (5.6mm), except for those weapons expressly determined by the Ministry of Defence.

Legislation: The Act on Weapons and Explosives, No. 20.429, 1973. Regulation of the Argentine Act on Weapons and Explosives, Decree No. 395/75, 1975. Amended by Weapons and Explosives, Decree No. 64/95, 1995.

Source cited: Argentina, National Registry of Weapons (RENAR), "Acts and Decrees":
www.renar.gov.ar/english/acts/leydec.asp

ID: Q9858

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