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Congo (DRC). 2010 ‘Article 30.’ Proposed Act on Prevention, Control and Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Democratic Republic of Congo of October 2010, p. 14. Kinshasa: National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Congo. 1 October

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Article 30:

Est autorisée à importer les armes légères et de petit calibre ou des munitions, toute personne détentrice d'un permis de commerce d'armes et/ou des munitions.

L'autorisation visée à l'alinéa précédent détermine le type et la quantité d'armes et munitions admises à l'importation.

Cette quantité ne peut excéder la différence entre le stock maximum d'armes et munitions que le commerçant est autorisé à détenir et le stock réel détenu au moment de la demande d'autorisation.


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Article 30:

Import of small arms and light weapons and/or ammunition is only allowed for persons holding a license to trade in firearms and/or ammunition.

The authorisation, referred to above, provides the kind and quantity of firearms and ammunition allowed for import.

This quantity cannot exceed the difference between the maximum stockpile of firearms and ammunition that the dealer is entitled to hold and the actual stockpile held at the time of the authorisation's request.

[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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