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Congo (DRC). 2010 ‘Article 18.’ Proposed Act on Prevention, Control and Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Democratic Republic of Congo of October 2010, p. 11. Kinshasa: National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Congo. 1 October

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Article 18:

L'importation, la fabrication, le commerce et l'exportation des armes … sont soumis aux dispositions légales et réglementaires sur le commerce.

Pour les armes visées à l'article 16 de la présente loi; les dispositions de l'alinéa précédent ne s'appliquent que moyennant une autorisation préalable délivrée par une autorité compétente, sous réserve des dispositions légales et réglementaires sur le commerce.

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Translated content:

Article 18:

The import, manufacture, trade, and export of firearms … are subject to the legal and regulatory provisions on trade.

Regarding firearms referred to in article 161 of this Act; provisions of the preceding paragraph shall apply only if prior authorisation is granted by the competent authority, subject to the legal and regulatory provisions on trade.

[Note: This is the Proposed Act to amend the Ordinance 'Law No 085/035 of September 3, 1985, on the Regime of Arms and Ammunition', in line with the Nairobi Protocol for the Prevention, Control and Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons. The first 30 articles of the 2010 Proposed Act are relatively unchanged from the 1985 Law.]

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