Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Brazil. 2018 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Brazil 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 II (Question 3.4), p. 5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations. 1 January
Actions taken during the reporting period
3.4 During the reporting period, was action taken against groups or individuals engaged in illegal manufacturing of SALW (e.g. craft manufacturing)? YES
3.4.1 Details (e.g. prosecution):
The cases of illegal manufacturing of firearms are rare; the most common related criminal offense is the illegal refilling of ammunition.
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]