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Congo (DRC). 2010 ‘Article 1.’ Proposed Act on Prevention, Control and Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Democratic Republic of Congo of October 2010, pp. 1-4. Kinshasa: National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Congo. 1 October

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Proposition de Loi Portant Prévention, Contrôle et Réduction des Armes Légères et de Petit Calibre et des Munitions en République Démocratique du Congo

Assemblée Nationale

Kinshasa, Octobre 2010

… le texte de la présente loi est une actualisation de l'Ordonnance-Loi No 85-035 du 03 septembre 1985 sur les armes et les munitions, au regard du protocole de Nairobi sur la prévention, le contrôle et la réduction des Armes Légères et de Petit Calibre dans la Région des Grands Lacs et la Corne de l'Afrique…

Article 1er:

La présente loi a pour objet de:

1. prévenir, combattre, éradiquer, gérer et contrôler la fabrication, le trafic, la circulation, la possession et l'usage illicites d'armes légères et de petit calibre sur l'ensemble du territoire congolais…

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Translated content:

Proposed Act on Prevention, Control and Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Democratic Republic of Congo

National Assembly

Kinshasa, October 2010

…the text of this Act is an update of the Ordinance 'Law No 085/035 of September 3, 1985, on the Regime of Arms and Ammunition', under the Nairobi Protocol for the Prevention, Control and Reduction of SALW (Small Arms and Light Weapons) in the Great Lakes and Horn of Africa…

Article 1:

This Act aims to:

1. prevent, combat, eradicate, manage and control the manufacture, trafficking, movements, possession and use of illicit small arms and light weapons throughout the Congolese territory…

[Note: This is the Proposed Act to amend the Ordinance 'Law No 085/035 of September 3, 1985, on the Regime of Arms and Ammunition', in line with the Nairobi Protocol for the Prevention, Control and Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons. The first 30 articles of the 2010 Proposed Act are relatively unchanged from the 1985 Law.]

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