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Moldova. 2010 ‘Legislation, Regulations, Administrative Procedures: National Laws, Regulations and Decrees - Production.’ National Report of Moldova on its Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 3, p. 4. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Moldova to the United Nations. 1 January

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3. Legislation, regulations, administrative procedures: National laws, regulations and decrees

Production, Act No. 110-XIII of 18 May 1994 on weapons

The production of arms and ammunition (except cartridges for hunting weapons) is a State monopoly and follows the procedure established by the Government. Arms and ammunition are manufactured at specialized State facilities which use high technology and ensure production safety, control and quality.

The owners of hunting shotguns are entitled to manufacture cartridges for personal use without a licence and the Society of Hunters and Fishermen of Moldova has authorization from the Ministry of Internal Affairs entitling it to manufacture such cartridges according to the established procedure.

The Society of Hunters and Fishermen of Moldova is entitled to manufacture using its own funds and sell according to the established procedure sports and hunting cartridges for shotguns of various calibres on the basis of authorization from the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Arms may be repaired in arms repair workshops, irrespective of their form of ownership, on the basis of a licence issued by the Licensing Board.

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