Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Portugal. 2016 ‘Brokering.’ National Report of Portugal 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 4, p. 4. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations. 1 April
Section 4: Brokering
7. Does your country have laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures governing brokering of SALW? YES
7.1. List laws and/or administrative procedures regulating SALW brokering in your country.
Brokering is only authorized in regards to defence-relatd products.
- Law 49/2009, dated August 5, Law 52/2015, dated April 15 (For military articles, regulates licencing and registration of companies for the industry and commerce of defence-related products and also brokering activities);
- Law 5/2006, dated February 23, Law 12/2011, dated April 27 and Law 50/2013, dated July 24 (For civil articles, establishes a comprehensive regime which applies to all categories of small arms and light weapons)….
7.2. Does your country require registration of SALW brokers? YES
7.3 Does your country require a licence, permit or other authorisation for each brokering transaction? YES…
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]