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Moreau, Virginie, Cédric Poitevin and Jihan Seniora. 2010 ‘Comparison of the Main Regulatory Aspects Examined - Burundi.’ Arms Transfer Controls: The Example of French-Speaking States in Sub-Saharan Africa; Annex III (Tables I, II, III), pp. 19-24. Brussels: Groupe de Recherche et d'Information sur la Paix et la Sécurité (GRIP). 1 May

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Comparison of the Main Regulatory Aspects Examined - Burundi

National Legislation Studied
- Law No. 1/14 of 28 August 2009 governing the system for small arms and light weapons

Table of National Regulation

Date of legislation: 2009
Category of arms: "Small Arms and light weapons"
Activities:
- Import: yes
- Export: yes
- Transit: yes
- Brokering: yes
Authority responsible: Ministry responsible for public security functions; Ministry responsible for supervising arms imports to defence and security forces

Comments:
- Provisions on marking and record-keeping
- Provisions on tracing

Table of Operational Mechanisms

Imports:
- Approval: no
- Licence: yes
- Decision Making Process: Circumstances in which authorisations can be cancelled or suspended
- Operational Criteria: no
Exports
- Approval: no
- Licence: yes
- Decision Making Process: no
- Operational Criteria: no
Transit
- Approval: no
- Licence: yes
- Decision Making Process: no
- Operational Criteria: no

Comments:
- Authorisations limited to one year
- Certain minimum information is requested in import and export documents, including the end-user
- Imported firearms must be marked

ID: Q5093

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