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Indonesia. 2010 ‘Legislation, Regulations, Administrative Procedures - Import.’ National Report of Indonesia on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons (UNPoA); Part 3, pp. 4-5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the United Nations. 1 January

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[T]he Government Regulation in lieu of Law No. 20 year 1960 on "the Authorization of Licensing in Accordance with the Law on Firearms "stipulates that the authorized Minister or the Head of National Police has the authority to grant or decline application for license of import, export, transfer, dismantlement, ownership, trade and transport of firearms…

Administrative procedure on licensing by Indonesian National Police is regulated by Decree of the Head of Indonesian National Police No. SKEP/82/II/2004 on "Guidelines on the Monitoring and Controlling of Fire Arms". This Guideline contains the administrative procedure of monitoring, surveillance, controlling and licensing of the possession and the use of firearms by civilian and national police…

All purchases of arms for personal use from other countries/foreign sources, must acquire "Import Licensing" from the Head of Indonesian National Police. Prior to their sale, these purchases will have to be stored In the Police storage facilities for proper controlling and safety precaution.

In addition, the user/owner of SALW has to submit proper identification, including the type, mark, caliber, amount and former data of weapons and ammunitions, location of distribution, bio-data, and name of the country or last port that exported such weapons. The Head of National Police will decide to issue a license or permit if the applicant fulfills all of these requirements…

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