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Congo (DRC). 2010 ‘Marking (Marquage).’ 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. 13. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the United Nations. 19 February

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Marking (Marquage)

Après l'obtention de trois (3) Machines à marquer les Armes Légères et de Petit Calibre (ALPC), la République Démocratique du Congo a lancé le 20 Février 2010, l'Opération de marquage des armes de l'Etat.

La législation congolaise n'impose pas aux fabricants de marquer leurs armes et ne prévoit rien quant à l'identification standardisée des Armes Légères et de Petit Calibre. La falsification ou l'effacement illicite, l'altération ou l'enlèvement des marques ne sont pas incriminés…

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After obtaining three (3) marking machines for SALW (Small Arms and Light Weapons), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has launched on February 20, 2010, the Marking Operation of State's Firearms.

DRC law does not require manufacturers to mark their firearms and there is no provision regarding standardized identification of SALW. Falsifying or illicitly obliterating, altering or removing the marks are not criminalized…

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