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Belarus. 2010 ‘Legislation.’ National Report of Belarus 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). New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Belarus to the United Nations. 1 January

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Legislation

A legal and regulatory framework has been established in the Republic of Belarus to regulate activities involving small arms and light weapons in the following spheres:

Production;
Export, import and transit;
Brokering;
Marking, record-keeping and tracing;
Use;
Stockpile management;
Surplus disposal.

The main legislative acts in this field are the following:

Act No. 61-3 of the Republic of Belarus of 13 November 2001 on weapons;

Act No. 130-3 of the Republic of Belarus of 6 January 1998 on export controls;

Act No. 312-3 of the Republic of Belarus of 20 June 1964 on accession of the Republic of Belarus to the Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime;

The Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus of 1 January 2001.

ID: Q3422

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