Citation(s) from the literature library

Malaysia. 2008 ‘Brokering Controls.’ National Report of Malaysia 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), p. 7. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Malaysia to the United Nations. 1 July

Relevant contents

Malaysia's laws do not define "brokering". However, the following provisions in the Arms Act, 1960 may be relevant to deal with brokering:

- Section 4(5) requires licenses granted to dealers, auctioneers, individuals, importers and exporters, and manufacturers to be registered with the police;

- Section 6 (c ) - Registration for auctioneers;

- Section 9 (9) - Registration of licenses granted to dealers;

- Section 9(1)(a) - Licenses to deal in and repair arms;

- Section 9(3) - License authorizing specific activities only, e.g. separate licenses for dealing, auctioneering, manufacturing and etc;

- Section 9(5) - Dealers carrying on business at more than one premise needs to have separate licenses for each premise;

- Section 9(10) - Requirement for book-keeping and returns to police;

- Section 10 - Identification of the business of the licenses-holder;

- Section 11 - Restrictions on the sale and transfer of arms and ammunition by an individual to a licensed dealer [(section 11(1)(a), and other qualified persons only (section 11 (1) (b) and (c)];

- Sections 15 and 19 - License to import and export, respectively;

- Section 59(b) - Power of Minister to make regulations, from time to time, on importation, exportation, landing, transshipping, transportation, conveyance, manufacture, sale, and purchase of arms ammunitions, and imitation arms.

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