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Haiti. 1987 ‘Firearms (Armes à feu).’ Constitution of the Republic of Haiti of 1987 (Constitution de la République d'Haïti de 1987); Title XI, Chapter I (Articles 268.1, 268.2, 268.3), p. 5. Port au Prince: Le Moniteur, Republic of Haiti. 10 March

Relevant contents

Article 268.1:

Tout citoyen a droit à l'auto-défense armée, dans les limites de son domicile mais n'a pas droit au port d'armes sans l'autorisation expresse et motivée du Chef de la Police.

Article 268.2:

La détention d'une arme à feu doit être déclarée à la Police.

Article 268.3:

Les Forces Armées ont le monopole de la fabrication, de l'importation, de l'exportation, de l'utilisation et de la détention des armes de guerre et de leurs munitions, ainsi que du matériel de guerre.

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Translated content:

Article 268.1:

Every citizen has the right to armed self-defence, within the limits of his residence, but has no right to carry firearms without an express and reasoned authorisation from the Chief of Police.

Article 268.2:

The possession of firearms must be declared to the Police.

Article 268.3:

The Armed Forces have monopoly over the manufacture, import, export, use and possession of weapons of war and their ammunition, as well as war material.

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