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Zambia. 2010 ‘Legislation, Regulations, Administrative Procedures.’ National Report of Zambia 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 A. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Zambia to the United Nations. 1 January

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3. Legislation, Regulations, Administrative Procedures

A2. The stockpiling and possession of SALW are covered by various sections of the Firearms Act.

Importers and dealers must be licensed to operate legally.

Private owners must obtain a license from the Ministry of Home Affairs before acquiring a firearm.

Ownership of firearm by individuals is being recorded on the basis of its adequate numbering/marking.

Specific penal sanctions are included in the Firearms Act.

Any movement of military goods across, transit out of Zambian customs area requires clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs.

There are no specific measures relating to marking in such cases.

[SALW = small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q3230

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