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Namibia. 2016 ‘Marking and Record Keeping.’ 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 7, p. 5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Namibia 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…
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)?
Namibia is guided by the SADC Standard Operating Procedures with regards to records keeping of SALW both for civilian and state owned SALW. It is imperative to indicate that, the country does not keep records of manufacturers and/or brokers since the country does not manufacture nor does it regulate brokers and their activities…
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons; SADC = Southern African Development Community]