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Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2010 ‘SALW Marking.’ National Report of Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 8, pp. 13-14. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations. 1 January

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SALW Marking

All SALW which have not been marked regularly and are located in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), will be destroyed.

Marking system in BiH is consisted of alpha-numerical symbols, while other symbols are not used. Marks are on visible place/part of the equipment and on boxes/packaging…

Manufacturers in BiH mark their products in accordance with the Law on Testing, Stamping and Marking of Fire Arms and Ammunition and in acordance with the standard technologies and production documentation.

Marking techniques are harmonized with OSCE standards. Therefore, the main technique is marking with color including marking of the metal parts by cold mark stamping whereas some parts are marked by engraving.

Hot marking as well as casting are not applied, but they can be carried out without any difficulties.

[SALW = Small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q4539

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