Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Italy. 2016 ‘International Transfers.’ National Report of Italy 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 3, p. 2. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations. 6 May
Section 3: International Transfers
Laws, regulations and administrative procedures
5. Does your country have laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW? YES
5.1. List laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW.
- Royal Decree n. 773/1931;
- Royal Decree n. 2482/1935;
- Royal Decree n. 635/1940;
- Law n. 110/1975;
- Law n.146/2006 (Ratification of UN Protocols against organized transnational crime);
- EU Regulation 258/2012.
Licensing and authorisation
5.2. Does a person or an entity who transfers SALW require a licence or other form of authorisation to transfer SALW from/into your country? YES
5.3. Is it a criminal offence to trade SALW without a licence or authorisation, or to do so in a manner that is in contradiction to the terms of a licence or authorisation, in your country? YES
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]