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Somalia. 2016 ‘Marking and Record Keeping.’ National Report of Somalia 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. 4-5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Somalia to the United Nations. 6 January
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.
SALW imported marked and records. Somalia does not have manufactures, all stockpiling, transfer and possession of SALW are controlled. Thus,stockpiling, transfer and possession of SALW are not marked or inadequately marked are not only illegal but also punishable by law and thus prohibited to be imported into the country…
16. Does your country have standards and procedures related to keeping of records for all marked SALW in its territory? NO
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]