Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Albania. 2018 ‘Marking and Record-keeping.’ National Report of Albania 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 (Question 16), p. 16. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Albania to the United Nations. 1 January
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 licenses granted, sales to other States, SALW held by State agencies such as the armed forces etc)?
Albania has a central register that keeps on record the inventories of all dates of ammunition and SALW of Albania Armed Forces are implemented, managed and monitored in an Automatised Logistics program, Module II and V.
16.2 How long does the government keep such records? INDEFINITELY
16.3 In the event that they go out of business, are companies engaged in SALW activities (e.g. manufacturing, importing, exporting, etc) required to submit all records held by them to the government? YES
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]