Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Germany. 2016 ‘Record Keeping [Import and Export].’ National Report of Germany 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 Germany to the United Nations. 31 March
Section 3: International Transfers
5.11. Does your country require that exporters and importers of SALW keep records of their activities? YES
5.11.1. What information must be recorded (check relevant boxes)?
a) Quantity of SALW traded: YES
b) Type or model of SALW traded: YES
c) Markings appearing on transferred SALW: YES
d) Transactions: YES
i) Identity of buyer/seller: YES
ii) Country SALW are to be delivered to or purchased from: YES
iii) Date of delivery: YES
e) Other: type of transport, transport company, no. of licence
5.11.2. How long must records of transfers be kept? 10 years after transfer for all weapons.
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]