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Namibia. 2016 ‘International Transfers.’ National Report of Namibia 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 3, pp. 1-2. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Namibia to the United Nations. 6 January

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Section 3: International Transfers

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

5. Does your country have laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW? YES

5.1. List laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW.

1. Arms and Ammunition Act, 1996 (Act 7 of 1996)
2. Explosive Act, 1956 (26 of 1956)

Licensing and authorisation

5.2. Does a person or an entity who transfers SALW require a licence or other form of authorisation to transfer SALW from/into your country? YES…

5.4. What kind of documentation does your country require prior to authorising an export of SALW to another country?

i) What elements does an end­-user certificate in your country contain (check relevant boxes)?

a) An end-­user certificate (EUC) from the importing country: YES

1) Detailed description (type, quantity, characteristics) of the SALW or technology: YES
2) Contract number or order reference and date: YES
3) Final destination country: YES
4) Description of the end­ use of the SALW: YES
5) Exporter's details (name, address and business name): YES
6) End­-user information (name, position, full address and original signature): YES
7) Information on other parties involved in the transaction: [No response]
8) Certification by the relevant government authorities of the authenticity of the end­-user: YES
9) Date of issue: YES
10) Other: [No response]

b) Other types of end­-user documentation: It is imperative to indicate that, Namibia does not manufacture firearms. However, this does not prohibit local gun dealers who acquired their stock from manufacturing countries to sell firearms to buyers outside the boundaries of Namibia. Thus, in this particular situation the End User Certificate (EUC) is an indispensable requirement whereby all the aforementioned information is carefully and mandatory checked…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q13021

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