Citation(s) from the literature library

Lithuania. 2016 ‘Marking and Record Keeping.’ National Report of Lithuania 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. 6. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations. 31 March

Relevant contents

Section 7: Marking and Record Keeping


14. Does your country enforce measures to prevent the manufacture, stockpiling, transfer and possession of any unmarked or inadequately marked SALW? YES

14.1. Details

SALW of category A used by the Armed Forces have identification number, type and model of the weapon. All weapons purchased by the Armed Forces from 2009 must be marked with letters "LT".

The Police Forces use firearms that have markings indicating a name of the manufacturer (model), serial number, caliber and, in most cases, manufacturing state and year of manufacture.

Since 2005 all guns procured by the Police Forces are marked with letters "LT", indicating importing state. Weapons imported by the Weaponry Fund of Lithuania are also marked with "LT" letters, indicating importing state.

Weapons that are in possession of Weaponry Fund of Lithuania are marked with identification numbers. Manufacturer, model, caliber, etc. are known.


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)?

In armed forces: distribution acts, invoices, bills of lading, arms of the receipt, weapons issue documents, arms accounting book, combat arms register.

Records of firearms kept by Weaponry Fund of Lithuania contains following information: type of firearm, model, identification numbers, caliber, year of production, category (A, B, C or D), purpose, loading type, date and way of loss, date of annihilation, registration date and place of storage…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

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