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Portugal. 2020 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Portugal 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 Portugal 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:

Concerning military articles:
- Law 49/2009, dated August 5, regulates licencing and registration of companies for industry and commerce of defence-related products and also brokering activities;
- Law 37/2011, dated June 22, regulates imports, exports, transit, transshipment, and intra-EU transfers, of defence related products, including end-use control;

Concerning civil articles:
- Law 5/2006, dated February 23, as amended by:
- Law 59/2007, dated September 4,
- Law 17/2009, dated May 6,
- Law 26/2010, dated August 30,
- Law 12/2011, dated April 27,
- Law 50/2013, dated July 24 and;
- Law 50/2019, dated July 24 (the Legal Regime of SALW – firearms and their Ammunitions).

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]

ID: Q14589

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