Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Denmark. 2018 ‘Marking and Record-keeping.’ National Report of Denmark 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 VII (Question 16), p. 15. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Denmark 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)?
Companies have to register their SALW and the police has the right to control that the SALW are properly registered. The Danish National Police keeps records of the owners of SALW and SALW owned by rifle organizations are registered in their own database, which the police is expected to have access to within a preiod of time.
16.2 How long does the government keep such records?
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]