RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Police (PF) yesterday announced that it has formalized the regulations set forth in Decree 9.785, of 2019, which debureaucratizes the possession and carrying of firearms by ordinary citizens in Brazil.
According to the law enforcement body, rulemaking ordinance IN-174, published on August 20th, formalizes the regulations of the decree signed by President Jair Bolsonaro last year.
One of the most significant measures that comes into force is the authorization for a citizen to purchase up to four firearms; since 2018, each individual could only purchase two. The registration period of validity is . . .