Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Philippines. 2020 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Philippines 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 (2.3), p. 4-5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Philippines to the United Nations. 1 January
Record-keeping by manufacturers
2.3. Does your country require that manufacturers keep records of their activities? YES
2.3.1. What information must be recorded?
a) Quantity of SALW manufactured. YES
b) Type or model of SALW manufactured. YES
c) Markings applied to manufactured SALW. YES
d) Transactions (e.g. sales of manufactured and marked SALW). YES
e) Other: - End use/r documents - Value - Name and address of parties - Description of related goods as stated in RA 10697 (Strategic Trade Management Act). - BIR form - Transfer permits (when applicable) - Licensing form (reference) - Permit to manufacture
2.3.2. How long must manufacturing records be kept?
Other: Under RA 10591, records must be kept indefinitely. Under the CMTA and trade rules and protocols, the Bureau of Customs keeps data on trade indefinitely. As stated in RA 10697 (Strategic Trade Management Act), Chapter III Section 10, " (10) years from the date of the completion of the transaction."
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]