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Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2016 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 2, pp. 3-4. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations. 1 May

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Section 2: Manufacture

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

4. Are there any SALW manufactured in your country? YES

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.

Production of small arms and light weapons in Bosnia and Herzegovina is regulated by the following laws and regulations:

1) Law on Production of Arms and Military Equipment ("The BiH Official Gazette" no. 09/04 and 25/09),
2) Instruction on Procedure for Issuance of Licences to Legal Entities for Production and Overhaul of Arms and Military Equipment and Record-Keeping Method in the Central Register ("The BiH Official Gazette" No. 36/04),
3) Instruction on the Manner and Conditions for Re-issuance of the Licenses ("The BiH Official Gazette" No. 69/10),
4) Instruction on the Manner for Conducting Permanent Supervision and Reporting on Production and Overhaul of Arms and Military Equipment ("The BiH Official Gazette" No. 28/04),
5) Instruction on Permanent Inspection of Production and Overhaul of Arms and Military Equipment ("BiH Official Gazette" No. 28/04) ,
6) Law on Testing, Stamping and Marking of Small Arms and Ammunition ("The BiH Official Gazette" No. 21/03),
7) Rulebook on the Procedure for Testing, Stamping and Marking of Small Arms, Ammunition and Hand-held Appliances and Devices (The BiH Official Gazette" no. 61/07 and 42/09),
8) Rulebook on the Conditions for Testing, Stamping and Marking of Small Arms, Ammunition and Devices to be met by the Companies, Institutions or Laboratories for Testing, Stamping and Marking of Small Arms, Ammunition and Equipment ("The BiH Official Gazette" No. 61/07).

4.1.2. Does your country license the manufacture of SALW? YES

4.1.3. Is illegal manufacture of SALW considered a criminal offence in your country? 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: [No response]
d) Transactions (e.g. sales of manufactured and marked SALW): YES
e) Other: [No response]

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons; BiH = Bosnia and Herzegovina ]

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