Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Montenegro. 2016 ‘Marking and Record Keeping.’ National Report of the Republic of Montenegro 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 the Republic of Montenegro to the United Nations. 16 May
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.
Every piece of SALW owned by armed and security forces is properly marked…
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)?
- Ministry of Interior keeps records on granted weapons acquirement, weapon's sheets, permits to keep weapons as well as records on confiscated, seizure and delivered weapons;
- Ministry of Interior keeps records on granted permissions for import and export of the weapons across the state border as well as on temporarily confiscated weapons at the state border.
- Ministry of Economy keeps record on foreign trade of arms and military equipment.
16.2. How long does the government keep such records? Such records are kept permanently.
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]