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Montenegro. 2021 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of the Montenegro 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 (2.2), pp. 5-6. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Montenegro 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

2.2.1. What information is included in the marking (check relevant boxes)?

a) Name of the manufacturer. YES
b) Country of manufacture. YES
c) Serial number. YES
d) Year of manufacture. [No Response]
e) Weapon type/model. YES
f) Caliber. YES
g) Other:

On every weapon and device manufacturer must print clearly visible and lasting marks so that manufacturer, caliber, type, serial number and other compulsory markings could be identified. Marking of ammunition is carried out by the
manufacturer, by printing visible and lasting marks on every round so that manufacturer and caliber could be identified. In addition, on the package serial number, seal of final admission or homologation seal and other compulsory
markings must be printed.

On every single package of weaponry, with quoted manufacturer, there is a label containing information about the weapon: model, type, country of production, caliber and on the packages there is also a label containing all aforementioned data plus amount. Following data is printed on every weapon: model, type and country of production are printed on the hand grip of the handgun, butt of the rifle and on the head of the shotgun, while caliber and serial number are printed on the barrel and plug.

Manufactured weapons are subjected to the examination of compatibility of the weapon with technical criteria. After the examination authorized person will print the seal.

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2.2.3. Are there exceptions to the requirement to mark SALW at the time of manufacture?

2.2.3.1. If so, describe:

Article 75 Law on Weapons Provisions of this Law which refer to testing and proof marking shall not be applied to weapons:
1) which is imported or entered from another country, if it was tested and proof marked in that
country;
2) which is imported from another country exclusively for research purposes;
3) which is transferred across the territory of Montenegro, if it has been tested and proof marked in another country;
4) antique weapons;
5) for which the ownership from army, police and other state bodies and legal entities is transferred to citizens, if it has been tested and proof marked;
6) which is manufactured for the needs of army, police and other bodies, in accordance with the special regulations or if it is exported from Montenegro for this purpose;
7) which is manufactured in Montenegro, but exported to another country which does not approve testing and proof
marking in accordance with the C.I.P. provisions, and whereby it has been tested and proof marked in accordance with the regulations and standards of the country where it is exported. Firearms referred to in paragraph 1 items 1 and 5 of this Article, if it is not proof marked, shall be subject to mandatory testing and proof marking, which will enable identification of year and country of import, or year and country which transfers it to the ownership of persons.

2.2.3. Are there exceptions to the requirement to mark SALW at the time of manufacture? YES

2.2.3.1. If so, describe:

Article 75 Law on Weapons Provisions of this Law which refer to testing and proof marking shall not be applied to weapons:
1) which is imported or entered from another country, if it was tested and proof marked in that country;
2) which is imported from another country exclusively for research purposes;
3) which is transferred across the territory of Montenegro, if it has been tested and proof marked in another country;
4) antique weapons;
5) for which the ownership from army, police and other state bodies and legal entities is transferred to citizens, if it has been tested and proof marked;
6) which is manufactured for the needs of army, police and other bodies, in accordance with the special regulations or if it is exported from Montenegro for this purpose;
7) which is manufactured in Montenegro, but exported to another country which does not approve testing and proof
marking in accordance with the C.I.P. provisions, and whereby it has been tested and proof marked in accordance with the regulations and standards of the country where it is exported. Firearms referred to in paragraph 1 items 1 and 5 of this Article, if it is not proof marked, shall be subject to mandatory testing and proof marking, which will enable identification of year and country of import, or year and country which transfers it to the ownership of persons.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

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