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Nigeria. 2018 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Nigeria 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 2, p. 4. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations. 1 January

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Section 2: Manufacture

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

3.1. Does your country have laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the manufacture of SALW? YES

3.1.1. List laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures regulating the manufacture of SALW in your country

[P]art VI, sections 23-27 of the Existing Firearms Act 1959, regulate the manufacture, assembly and repair of firearms and ammunition. Request must be made to the President, via the Inspector-General of Police who is required to maintain a register of all licenses granted. This Act is due to be replaced by the draft Firearms Bill currently under consideration.

Sections 39-43 of the draft Firearms Bill, 2014 seek to regulate the manufacture and repair of firearms and ammunition. As per the existing regulation, request must be made to the President, via the Inspector-General of Police, who is required to maintain a register of all licenses granted…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q13905

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