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Bahrain. 2011 ‘Control and Numbering of Public Security Force Weapons.’ National Report of Bahrain 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). New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Bahrain to the United Nations. 5 April

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Control and Numbering of Public Security Force Weapons

1. The Department of Supply and Provision, through the Ministry Arms and Ammunition Division, undertakes all the measures necessary for the numbering of Public Security Force weapons and registration of their details in the relevant records. Those records are regularly amended, updated and reviewed, in accordance with provisions of the international instrument.

2. With respect to measures to prevent the removal of numbers, there are no weapons factories in the country. When small arms and light weapons are imported, the necessary measures are taken in accordance with the laws regulating the matter.

3. The Ministry is taking action to update the systems relating to armories, using the most modern technological means to register, store and update the relevant data.

4. Through the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation, rules governing the provision of strict and full security for the licensing of the ownership of small arms and light weapons are strictly complied with. All necessary enquiries are carried out before permits for arms, ammunition and explosives are granted.

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