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Denmark. 2014 ‘Brokering.’ 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 4, pp. 10-11. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations. 1 January

Relevant contents

Section 4: Brokering

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

8. Does your country have laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures governing brokering of SALW? YES

8.1. List laws and/or administrative procedures regulating SALW brokering in your country.

- The Danish Weapons and Explosives Act. This only applies to brokering of SALW transactions between countries outside the EU…

8.8. What penalties or sanctions does your country impose for illegal brokering activities?

According to Section 10 (1) of the Danish Weapons and Explosives Act it is subject to a fine or prison up to 4 months or under aggrevated circumstances prison up to 2 years, to carry out brokering activities regarding countries outside the EU on Danish territory or outside the EU by a person permanently residing in Denmark without a licence as required under Section 7 b (1) of the Danish Weapons and Explosives Act.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12653

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