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Denmark. 2010 ‘Marking.’ National Report of Denmark 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), p. 4. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations. 12 February

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Small arms and light weapons imported by the Danish Armed Forces after 30 June 2001 are required to be marked with unique identification of the country of manufacture.

In addition, the Minister of Justice is authorised to lay down provisions to the effect that weapons etc. shall have identification numbers on them (section 3(1) of the Weapons and Explosives Act).

Accordingly, the Minister of Justice has authorised the local Chief Constable to order any holder of weapons to apply identification numbers on the weapons (section 42 of the Order on Weapons and Ammunition).

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