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Switzerland. 2016 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Switzerland 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. 1-2. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations. 16 March

Relevant contents

Section 2: Manufacture

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

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

3.1. Does your country have laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the manufacture of SALW? YES

3.1.1 List laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures regulating the manufacture of SALW in your country

Since the Swiss Federal Authorities do not manufacture SALW, the relevant legislations are those applying to civilian SALW. Relevant laws and regulations: Federal Act on Weapons, Weapons Accessories and Ammunition (Weapons Act, WA), SR 514.54 Ordinance on Weapons, Weapons Accessories and Ammunition (Weapons Ordinance, WO), SR 514.541 Ordinance on Minimal Requirements for Business Premises of Arms Trading License Holders, SR 514.544.2 Federal Act on War Material (WMA), SR 514.51 Ordinance on War Material (WMO), SR 514.511

3.1.2. Does your country license the manufacture of SALW? YES…

Marking at manufacture

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

Record-keeping by manufacturers

3.3. Does your country require that manufacturers keep records of their activities? YES…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

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