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Philippines. 2013 ‘Scope of License to Manufacture Firearms and Ammunition.’ Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act 2013 - Act No. 10591; Article III (Section 14), pp. 12-13. Manila: Congress of the Republic of the Philippines. 29 May

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ARTICLE III: REGISTRATION AND LICENSING

Section14. Scope of License to Manufacture Firearms and Ammunition

The scope of the License to Manufacture firearms and ammunition shall also include the following:

(a) The authority to manufacture and assemble firearms, ammunition, spare parts and accessories, ammunition components, and reloading of ammunitions, within sites, areas, and factories stated therein. The Secretary of the DILG shall approve such license;

(b) The license to deal in or sell all the items covered by the License to Manufacture, such as parts, firearms or ammunition and components…

(d) The authority to import1 machinery, equipment, and firearm parts and ammunition components for the manufacture thereof. Firearm parts and ammunition components to be imported shall, however, be limited to those authorized to be manufactured as reflected in the approved License to Manufacture. The Import Permit shall be under the administration of the PNP.

A licensed manufacturer of ammunition is also entitled to import various reference firearms needed to test the ammunition manufactured under the License to Manufacture. A licensed manufacturer of firearms, on the other hand, is entitled to import various firearms for reference, test and evaluation for manufacture of similar, types of firearms covered by the License to Manufacture.

An export permit shall, however, be necessary to export manufactured parts or finished products of firearms and ammunition. The Export Permit of firearms and ammunition shall be under the administration of the PNP.

[DILG = Department of the Interior and Local Government; PNP = Philippine National Police]

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