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Flew, Catherine and Angus Urquhart. 2004 ‘Record Keeping and Marking.’ Strengthening Small Arms controls: An Audit of Small Arms Control Legislation in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa - Sudan, pp. 28-30. London: Saferworld / SaferAfrica. 1 February

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Record Keeping and Marking

The Arms, Ammunition and Explosives Act, 1986

Art. 8

The arms, which have been imported, shall be registered, as the regulations may specify the identification thereof, where such arms do not bear such mark, or number, as may be sufficient to identify the same, and there is no need for the deposit thereof, in a public warehouse.

Art. 11

(1) There shall be registered, in the prescribed manner, any complete arm, or any part, or parts of an incomplete arm, or any ammunition, forthwith deposit thereof, in a public warehouse, in such manner, as the licensing authority may prescribe. Where such arms, or part of an arm, or package of ammunition does not near a mark, or number, to identify the same, it shall be stamped, marked by a mark, or given such number, as may be sufficient for identification thereof.

(2) There shall be registered, in the prescribed manner, all the arms imported, for the purpose of trading therein, to the effect of such purpose, upon depositing the same, for the first time, in a public warehouse, and upon every transfer, from such warehouse, to any other public, or private warehouse.

(3) A person, who deposits an arm in a warehouse shall furnish the person in charge of such warehouse, with such information necessary for registration, as he may require.

Art. 14

(2) A person licensed to operate a private warehouse, shall keep a register of the deposited, and withdrawn arms, including the following particulars:
(a) the time of deposit, or withdrawal;
(b) the date of deposit, or withdrawal;
(c) the serial numbers;
(d) details, marks and numbers of arms and types and calibres thereof;
(e) the number, and date of the withdrawal, or deposit permit, and the issuing body;
(f) the name and signature of the person permitted to withdraw;
(g) any other details, as the licensing authority may deem fit to add.

ID: Q5183

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