Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Australia. 2016 ‘Marking at Import.’ National Report of Australia 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); Section 3, p. 3. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations. 27 April
5.10. Does your country require that SALW imported into your country be marked at the time of import? YES
5.10.1. Who is required to mark the SALW?
5.10.2. What information is included in the marking on import (check relevant boxes)?
a) Country of import: [No response]
b) Year of import: [No response]
c) Other: Serial number.
5.10.3. Are there exceptions to the requirement to mark imported SALW? NO
5.10.4. If marked SALW imported into your country do not bear a unique marking when they arrive, does your country require that they be given such a marking? YES
188.8.131.52 Details: A unique serial number shall be applied to the firearm if the firearm does not have one.
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]