Citation(s) from the literature library

Switzerland. 2008 ‘Marking of Firearms and Firearms' Accessories.’ Ordinance on Arms, Arms Accessories and Ammunitions of 2 July 2008 (Status as on 12 December 2008); Chapter 4. Geneva: Swiss Federal Council / Translation commissioned by the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 2 July

Relevant contents

Art. 31. Marking of firearms and firearms' accessories. (art. 18a Law on Arms)

1 The following indications must clearly appear on each firearm, essential component or accessory of a firearm manufactured in or introduced into Swiss territory:
a. individual numerical or alphabetical marking;
b. the designation of the manufacturer.

2 Non-marked firearms can be introduced into Swiss territory for the following purposes:
a. active perfecting;
b. exhibition and demonstration.

3 The OCA can authorize other exceptions. The authorization must be limited in time.

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