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Azerbaijan. 2004 ‘Preventing, Combating and Eradicating the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in all Its Aspects - At the National Level.’ National Report of Azerbaijan 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), p. 2. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Nations. 1 January

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Preventing, Combating and Eradicating the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in all Its Aspects - At the National Level

The export and import of official and civilian weapons is regulated by inter-State agreements concluded by the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Persons importing or exporting official or civilian weapons into or from Azerbaijan must comply with the requirements of the Act on official and civilian weapons and relevant legislation of the country in question.

Official and civilian weapons may be imported only by legal entities or individuals authorized to manufacture and sell such weapons and permitted to acquire them once they have been certified and entered into the Register. Imported weapons and ammunition must bear a stamp or marking to confirm that they meet the relevant standard.

Persons involved in the manufacture, movement, import, export, sale, acquisition, transfer to another person, collection, exhibiting, storage, bearing, transport, conveyance, use, withdrawal or destruction of firearms, ammunition and side-arms in violation of the provisions of the Act on official and civilian weapons incur liability under the law of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

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