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Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2020 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations. 1 January

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Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

2.1. Are there any SALW manufactured in your country? YES

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

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

Manufacture of SALW in Bosnia and Herzegovina is regulated by the following laws and regulations:

1. Law on Production of arms and military equipment (BiH Official Gazette, No. 09/04 and 25/09),
2. Instruction on Procedure of Issuance of Licences to Legal Persons for Production and Overhaul of Arms and Military Equipment and Record-Keeping Method in the Central Register (BiH Official Gazette, No. 36/04),
3. Instruction on the manner and conditions of re-issuance of the license (BiH Official Gazette, No. 69/10),
4. Instruction on the manner of conducting permanent supervision and reporting in production and overhaul of arms and military equipment (BiH Official Gazette, No. 28/04),
5. Instruction on permanent inspection supervision of production and overhaul of arms and military equipment (BiH Official Gazette, No. 28/04),
6. Law on testing, stamping and marking of small arms and ammunition (BiH Official Gazette, No. 21/03),
7. Rulebook on the procedure of testing, stamping and marking of small arms, ammunition and hand-held appliances and devices (BiH Official Gazette, No. 61/07 and 42/09),
8. Rulebook on requirements for companies, institutions or laboratories to test, stamp and mark of small arms, ammunition and equipment (BiH Official Gazette, No. 61/07).
9. Law on stamping of small arms, light weapons and associated ammunition (BiH Official Gazette, No. 83/16), 10.Instruction on the Requirements for Obtaining Authorization for Marking Weapons and Ammunition (Official Gazette of BiH, No. 49/18),
11. Rulebook on Procedures and Methods of Marking Weapons and Ammunition (Official Gazette of BiH, No. 49/18).

2.1.1.2. Does your country license the manufacture of SALW? YES

2.1.1.3. Is illegal manufacture of SALW considered a criminal offence in your country? YES

[SALW = Small arms and light weapons]

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