Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
South Africa. 2014 ‘Marking and Record-keeping.’ National Report of South Africa 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, p. 17. New York NY: Permanent Mission of South Africa to the United Nations. 1 January
Section 7: Marking and Record-keeping
17. Does your country enforce measures to prevent the manufacture, stockpiling, transfer and possession of any unmarked or inadequately marked SALW? YES
18. Does your country take measure to ensure that all SALW in the possession of government armed and security forces for their own use are duly marked? YES…
20. Does your country have standards and procedures related to keeping of records for all marked SALW in its territory? YES
20.1 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. Country of origin
2. Year of import/export
4. Serial number
5. Import/Export details
20.2 How long does the government keep such records?
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]