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Ecuador. 2016 ‘Marking.’ National Report of Ecuador 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 7, p. 7. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations. 1 April

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Sección 7: Marcaje y registro

Marcaje

18. ¿Adopta su país medidas para asegurar que todas las armas pequeñas y las armas ligeras en poder de las fuerzas armadas y de seguridad del Estado para su propio uso estén debidamente marcadas? SI

18.1 Sírvase describir las marcas que se aplican a las armas en poder de las fuerzas armadas y deseguridad del Estado.

Codigos alfanumericos, un solo patron de marcaje que detalle, fabricante, tipo de arma, uso o destino final, numero de serie de 6 digitos, año de fabricacion, pais de fabricacion. Codigo de marcaje segun ISO 3166­1 alfa­-2.

18.2. Cuando se transfieren armas del Estado a civiles o a empresas privadas dentro de su territorio, ¿se marcan dichas armas para indicar que su país ha efectuado la transferencia? SI

19. ¿Alienta su país a los fabricantes de armas pequeñas y armas ligeras a elaborar medidas contra la supresión o la alteración de las marcas? NO

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Translated content:

Section 7: Marking and Record Keeping

Marking

18. Does your country take measures to ensure that all SALW in the possession of government armed and security forces for their own use are duly marked? YES

18.1. Describe the markings that are applied to government held stocks.

Alphanumeric codes, a single marking pattern listing: manufacturer, type of weapon, use or final destination, 6 digits serial number, year of manufacture, country of manufacture. Marking code according to ISO 31661 alpha-2.

18.2. When government stocks are transferred to civilians or private companies in your territory, are such stocks marked to indicate that your government transferred the stocks? YES

19. Does your country encourage manufacturers of SALW to develop measures against the removal or alteration of markings? NO

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12348

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