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Denmark. 2014 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Denmark 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. 4-5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations. 1 January

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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

- The Danish Weapons and Explosives Act (Act No. 1005 of 22 October 2012 with subsequent changes);
- The Danish Weapons and Ammunition Order (Order No. 1248 of 30 October 2013 with subsequent changes);
- The Danish Weapons and Ammunition Circular (Circular No. 9597 of 30 October 2013);
- The Danish War Material Act (Act No. 1004 of 22 October 2012).

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

Marking at manufacture

4.2. Does your country require that SALW be marked at the time of manufacture? YES

4.2.1. What information is included in the marking (check relevant boxes)?

a) Name of the manufacturer: YES
b) Country of manufacture: YES
c) Serial number: YES
d) Year of manufacture: YES
e) Weapon type/model: [No response]
f) Caliber: [No response]
g) Other: [No response]

4.2.2. What part of the SALW is marked?

The mark must be placed on the locking mechanism and on the barrel…

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: [No response]
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: [No response]

4.3.2. How long must manufacturing records be kept? Indefinitely

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

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