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Congo (DRC). 2010 ‘Export (Exportation).’ 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, p. 12. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the United Nations. 19 February

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

La loi réglemente l'exportation et le transit d'armes et munitions, toutefois elle n'exige pas que les armes faisant l'objet de cette exportation ou transit soient marquées. Les armes exportées doivent être marquées pour faciliter le traçage de ces armes.

L'exportation temporaire est réglementée (Articles 6 et 7 Ord.).

Absence de dispositions qui interdisent l'exportation des armes vers des Etats non-respectueux des droits humains, des libertés fondamentales et du Droit International Humanitaire, (Principes généraux régissant les transferts internationaux d'armes).

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Translated content:

The Law regulates the export and transit of firearms and ammunition. However, it does not require that the firearms subject to this export or transit be marked. Exported firearms should be marked to facilitate tracing of such firearms.

Temporary export is regulated (Articles 6 and 7 Ord.).

There are no provisions prohibiting the export of firearms to States un-respectful of human rights, fundamental freedoms and international humanitarian law (general principles governing international arms transfers).

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