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Nicaragua. 2012 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Nicaragua 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) and the International Tracing Instrument (ITI); Section 2, pp. 4-5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Nicaragua to the United Nations. 1 January

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Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

4. Are there any SALW manufactured in your country? NO

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;

Ley 510 y su Reglamento, Ley especial para el Control y regulación de armas de fuego, municiones, explosivos y otros materiales relacionados aprobada en el año 2004, la normativa legal lo permite, sin embargo a la fecha no se sea autorizado ninguna licencia, no existen empresas de fabricación de armas.

4.1.3 Is illegal manufacture of SALW considered a criminal offence in your country? YES

Marking at manufacture

4.2 Does your country require that SALW be marked at the time of manufacture? 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:
En nuestro Pais no es productor de armas, existen fabricas de armas de fuego, pero
consideramos la información señalada en las casillas debe registrarse

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

Act No. 510 and its Regulation, the Special Law on the Control and regulation of firearms, ammunition, explosives and other related materials was approved in 2004; the legal framework allows manufacturing, despite the fact that no manufacturing licences have been authorised yet. There are no firearm manufacturing companies.

4.3.1 What information must be recorded (check relevant boxes)?

e) Other:
Our country is not a firearm producer, there are no firearm factories, but we do consider the information listed in the options and factories have to register.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

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