Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Flew, Catherine and Angus Urquhart. 2004 ‘Manufacture - Record Keeping.’ Strengthening Small Arms controls: An Audit of Small Arms Control Legislation in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa - Eritrea, p. 26. London: Saferworld / SaferAfrica. 1 February
Manufacture - Record Keeping
International and regional agreements:
Protocol for the GLR and HoA
Art. 7 (d)
Requires the maintenance, for not less than ten years, of information in relation to small arms and light weapons that is necessary to trace and identify those small arms and light weapons which are illicitly manufactured and to prevent and detect such activities.
UN Programme of Action Section II
Requires ensuring that accurate records are kept for as long as possible on the manufacture of small arms and light weapons. Records should be maintained and organised to ensure accurate and prompt retrieval of information.
Current national legislative controls: -
The national legislation does not conform to the regional and international agreements.
[GLR = Great lakes region; HoA = Horn of Africa]