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Sierra Leone. 2020 ‘Marking.’ National Report of Sierra Leone 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. New York: Permanent Mission of Sierra Leone to the United Nations. 1 January

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Marking and manufacture

2.2. Does your country require that SALW be marked at the time of manufacture? YES

Marking at import

3.10. Does your country require that SALW imported into your country be marked at
the time of import? YES

3.10.1. Who is responsible for marking the SALW? The Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms (SLeNCSA)


7.1 Does your country take measures to ensure that all SALW in the possession of government armed and security forces for their own use are duly marked? YES

7.1.2. When government stocks are transferred to civilians or private companies in your territory, are such stocks marked to indicate that your government transferred the stocks? NO

7.2. Does your country encourage manufacturers of SALW to develop measures against the removal or alteration of markings? NO

7.3. In its marking practice, does your country take into account developments in SALW manufacturing, technology and design (e.g. modular weapons, the use of new materials and 3D printing)? NO

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