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Armenia. 2010 ‘Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing.’ National Report of Armenia 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 9. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Armenia to the United Nations. 1 January

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Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing

In accordance with the Law on Arms, manufacture of weapons is subject to licensing. The Law requires detailed procedure for the issuance of a license for producing arms and weapons. The license for the production of arms and weapons is issued by the Government of Armenia at the presentation of the formal conclusion from the Republic's body - Police.

The application for the production of weapons must contain information about the type of arms and weapons to be produced, as well as information about the safety of the entire production process and stockpiling.

In accordance with Article 16 of the Law on Arms, every unit of produced arms and weapons must be individually numbered, and it should be marked on the basis of the procedures defined by the state agency for standardization, certification and marking.

In accordance with the Government decision, it is forbidden in the Republic of Armenia to sell arms which are not registered by the internal affairs agencies, as well as arms which do not have individual number and marking.

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