Citation(s) from the literature library

Kenya. 2016 ‘Marking and Record Keeping.’ National Report of Kenya 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 7, pp. 5-6. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Kenya to the United Nations. 29 March

Relevant contents

Section 7: Marking and Record Keeping


14. Does your country take measures to ensure that all SALW in the possession of government armed and security forces for their own use are duly marked? YES

14.1. Describe the markings that are applied to government-held stocks.

1. Sub­ Regional (RECSA) logo
2. Country Code
3. Department (End­User) identification.


16. Does your country have standards and procedures related to keeping of records for all marked SALW in its territory? YES

16.1. What records relating to SALW are kept by the State (e.g. manufacturing, brokering, import and export licences granted, sales to other States, SALW held by State agencies such as the armed forces etc)?

1. Records of Manufacture;
2. Records of Imports;
3. Records of Export and acquisition;
4. Records of deliveries;
5. Records of Sales;
6. Records of Procurement.

16.2. How long does the government keep such records?

For as long as the SALW exists in stores.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapon]

ID: Q12886

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