Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library

South Korea. 2008 ‘Export & Import.’ National Report of the Republic of Korea 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), pp. 9-10. New York NY: Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations. 20 May

Relevant contents

Export & import:

1) Military purposes…

2) Non-military purposes

- Pursuant to Article 9(1) of the Act on the Control of Firearms, Swords and Explosives, etc., the Commissioner General of the National Police Agency is entitled to permit the export and import of small arms and light weapons to be used for non-military purposes.

- Article 17 of the Act's Execution Regulation outlines specified administrative procedures of application for a permit for export of small arms and light weapons.

Transit & transshipment

- Articles 135 and 136 of the Customs Act regulate administrative procedures for exit from and entry into airports and ports of aircrafts and vessels. These articles require aircrafts and vessels entering and exiting airports and ports to submit the list of loaded goods and passengers as well as documents containing information on departure airports/ports and final destination to customs officers.

- Article 141 of the Customs Act and Article 162 of the Act's Presidential Decree provide that transshipment must be reported to customs officers…

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