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Philippines. 2006 ‘Combating Craft Production.’ National Report of the Philippines 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. 8. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations. 1 July
Law enforcement agencies are exerting all efforts to arrest illegal gun manufacturers for violation of our existing Firearms Law.
The decentralization of the processing of license applications at the regional level may encourage illegitimate "paltik" manufacturers to come out in the open and abide with the regulations.