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Latvia. 2016 ‘International Transfers.’ National Report of Latvia 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, pp. 1-2. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Latvia to the United Nations. 4 April

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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.

- ­Law on Circulation of Weapons and Special Means (December 27, 2011).

The Law fully implements the norms of the European Parliament and Council Directive 2008/51/EC of 21 May 2008 amending the European Union (EU) Council Directive 91/477/EEC on control of the acquisition and possession of weapons…

- ­ Law on the Circulation of Goods of Strategic Significance (July 19, 2007).

The Law was introduced to ensure control over circulation of strategic goods in accordance with national and international requirements regarding their export, import, transfer and transit…

- Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No.1001.

Regulations Regarding the Acquisition, Registration, Recording, Possession, Transportation, Conveyance, Carrying, Sale of Weapons and Ammunition and Possession of Collections of Weapons (December 27, 2011). The Regulation set procedures for legal and individual persons for purchase, register, storage, transfer, transport, use of weapons, ammunition, their spare parts, as well as gas pistols and pneumatic guns…

- ­ The Criminal Law…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12911

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