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Moldova. 2005 ‘Ministry of Internal Affairs.’ 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), p. 1. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Moldova to the United Nations. 1 January

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The Ministry of Internal Affairs:

- develops common rules on weapons control, presents proposals to the Government concerning perfection of the legislation in the field of arms and also presents legislative acts that regulate manufacture, purchase, carrying, possession, transportation and use of weapons by physical persons and juridical entities;
- ensures the monitoring over manufacture, purchase, carrying, possession, transportation and use of weapons which is a private property of physical persons and juridical entities and provides control over the weapons transferred to physical persons and juridical entities for possession and use;
- provides the control over import and export of weapons;
- distributes licenses for activities of non-state protection;
- delivers authorizations for purchase of weapons abroad with the purpose of sale to physical persons and juridical entities and for import to the territory of the Republic;
- delivers permissions for establishing of specialized shops for sale of an individual arms, specialized enterprises on manufacturing the certain types of weapons and workshops on repair of weapons and manufacturing of details;
- registration of weapons with rifled barrel which is in a private property of physical persons;
- executes other functions, which is in its competence or delegates some part of its competence to the Police.

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