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France. 2020 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of France 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); Sect. 2 (2.4), p. 7. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations. 1 January

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2.4 Pendant la période considérée, des mesures ont-elles été prises contre des groupes ou des individus qui fabriquent illégalement des ALPC (ex : fabrication artisanale par exemple) ? OUI

2.4.1 Dans l'affirmative, veuillez préciser (ex : lancement de poursuites)
La modification d'armes à feu est assimilée à une opération de fabrication. C'est ainsi que des modifications d'armes à blanc en armes permettant de tirrer un projectile létal sont poursuivies et ont fait l'objet de poursuites.

[ALPC = Armes légères et de petit calibre]

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2.4 During the reporting period, were any actions taken against groups or individuals illegally manufacturing SALW (e.g., artisanal manufacturing)? YES

2.4.1 If yes, please specify (e.g., initiation of prosecutions)
Modification of firearms is considered a manufacturing operation. For example, modifications of blank weapons into weapons capable of firing a lethal projectile have been prosecuted.

[SALW = Small arms and light weapons]

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