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Congo (DRC). 2010 ‘Manufacture (Fabrication).’ National Report of the Democratic Republic of Congo 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 A.3, pp. 11-12. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the United Nations. 19 February

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Manufacture: Ordinance - Law No 85:035 of September 3, 1985, on the regime of firearms and ammunition (Fabrication: Ordonnance-Loi n°85:035 du 3 septembre 1985 portant régime général des armes et munitions)

En ce qui concerne les aspects commerciaux liés au commerce et la fabrication d'armes, des dispositions légales soumettent l'exercice desdites activités à l'obtention d'une autorisation spéciale du président de la République…

Une autorisation préalable et l'inscription sont requises pour la fabrication d'armes (art. 13, OL); toutes les armes illicitement fabriquées sont soumises à la confiscation par l'État (art. 40, OL); les fabricants non autorisés s'exposent
également à des peines de servitude pénale (art. 36, OL).

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With regard to commercial aspects related to trade and manufacture of firearms, the exercise of such activities is subject, by legal provisions, to obtaining a special authorization from the President of the Republic…

Prior authorization and registration is required for the manufacture of firearms (Art. 13, OL); all firearms unlawfully manufactured are subject to confiscation by the state (Art. 40, OL); unlicensed manufacturers are also exposed to terms of criminal servitude (Art. 36, OL).

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