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Pakistan. 2012 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Pakistan 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 2, pp. 3-4. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations. 1 January

Relevant contents

Section 2: Manufacture

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

4. Are there any SALW manufactured in your country? YES

4.1 Does your country have laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the manufacture of SALW? YES

4.1.1 List laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures regulating the manufacture of SALW in your country:

- The Pakistan Arms Ordinance XX of 1965
- The Arms Rules, 1924
- Surrender of Illicit Arms Act, 1991

4.1.2 Does your country license the manufacture of SALW? YES…

Record-keeping by manufacturers

4.3 Does your country require that manufacturers keep records of their activities? YES

4.3.1 What information must be recorded (check relevant boxes)?
a) Quantity of SALW manufactured: YES
b) Type or model of SALW manufactured: YES
c) Markings applied to manufactured SALW: YES
d) Transactions (e.g. sales of manufactured and marked SALW): YES
e) Other: [No response]

4.3.2 How long must manufacturing records be kept?
a) Indefinitely: [No response]
b) 30 years: YES
c) Other: [No response]

Actions taken during the reporting period

4.4 During the reporting period, was action taken against groups or individuals engaged in illegal manufacturing of SALW (e.g. prosecution)? YES

4.4.1 Details:

Action Taken During the Year 2010-11
No. of Cases Registered: 10,465
No. of Groups Arrested: 47
No. of Individuals Arrested: 2,425
Total SALW Recovered: 24,621…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q13114

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