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Pakistan. 2010 ‘Legal, Regulatory and Administrative Framework.’ National Report of Pakistan 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 4. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations. 1 June

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4. Legal, Regulatory and Administrative Framework

k. System of marking (Unique Marking), tracing (origin of weapons) and record keeping (history sheets) exist in the country. The records are kept permanently and are not at all destroyed.

l. Accountability for all SALW issued by the state is being taken care off on daily basis. Even daily in/out records are being maintained at all levels. Beside a system of quarterly/annually Stock Taking is also laid down. Court of inquiry is warranted against misuse/loss of weapons with very harsh punishment for responsible persons.

m. Comprehensive and foolproof records are kept at all levels from manufacturing units to depots and end users. These records are permanent and not to be destroyed.

n. National safety standards regarding the stockpiles are in conformity with International standards.

[SALW = small arms and light weapons]

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