Chile reforms its arms control law

After 14 years of processing, the National Congress approved the bill, allowing for stricter legislation on firearms possession, trafficking, and use.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, enacted the reforms to Law No. 17,798 on Arms Control, which strengthened the institutional framework and oversight and increased the requirements for the acquisition and possession of firearms.

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