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Mexico. 2003 ‘Registration.’ National Report of Mexico on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 5, p. 5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations. 16 June

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5. Registration

Article 41 of the Federal Firearms and Explosives Act establishes that the Executive branch, through the Ministries of the Interior and Defence acting within their respective jurisdictions, which the Act and its regulatory legislation spell out, is responsible for monitoring all weapons in the country, for which purpose it maintains a Federal Weapons Registry.

Article 72 of the Act stipulates that the possession of any firearm must be reported to the Ministry of Defence for registration in the Federal Weapons Registry…

There are also mechanisms for reporting the ownership of weapons so that they can be located. The law stipulates that all persons, both individuals and institutions, must annually renew their permits to bear and own weapons, at the same time reporting to the Ministry of Defence on the condition and whereabouts of the weapons.

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