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Republic Act No. 10591Comprehensive Firearms and AmmunitionRegulationActRepublic Act (RA) No. 10591, othenivise known as “An Act Providing For AComprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition and Providing Penalties For ViolationsThereof, was signed into law by the President of the Philippines on May 29,2013. The state'spolicy is to preserve peace and order and to protect the people from violence. It acknowledgesthe right of qualified people to self-defense through the use of weapons where it is the onlyacceptable way of repelling unlawful attack under the circumstances. This law governs theownership, possession, carrying, manufacture, dealing in, and importation of firearms,ammunition, and parts thereof, with the goal of providing legal support to law enforcementagencies in their fight against crime, as well as preventing the proliferation of illegal firearms orweapons, ammunition, and parts thereof. To qualify for and obtain a license to own and possess a

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