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Germany. 2016 ‘International Transfers.’ National Report of Germany 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 (Question 5.12), p. 3. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations. 31 March
5.12. During the reporting period, was action taken against groups or individuals engaged in illegal manufacturing of SALW (e.g. prosecution)? YES
Under national law in conjunction with the principle of mandatory prosecution, every case of illegal manufacturing of SALW is prosecuted. In 2014, all 992 cases of offences against the War Weapons Control Act were investigated.
[SALW = small arms and light weapons]