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Panama. 2010 ‘Application of the law/criminalisation (Aplicación de la ley/criminalización).’ National Report of Panama 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); A, 4-i, p. 3-4. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Panama to the United Nations. 1 June

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Aplicación de la ley/criminalización

¿Que medidas legislativas o de otra indole existen para tipificar como delito en legislación nacional Ia fabricación ilegal, posesión, almacenamiento y comercialización de SALW? ¿De que forma se han aplicado estas medidas?

RESPUESTA: Solo en el Código Penal.

Delitos criminales nacionales en relación con el tratico ilicito de SALW:

Area: Comercio
- El Ministerio de Comercio e Industrias solo autoriza comercialmente estas actividades a las empresas o personas que previamente hayan obtenido la inscripción y autorización del Ministerio de Seguridad Publica

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Application of the law/criminalisation

What legislative or other measures exist to criminalise the illegal manufacture, possession, stockpiling and trade of SALW? In what way have these measures been applied?

ANSWER: Only in the Penal Code.

National criminal offenses relating to the illicit trafficking of SALW:

Area: Trade
- The Ministry of Trade and Industry only authorises these commercial activities to firms or individuals who have previously obtained the registration and authorisation from the Ministry of Public Security

[SALW = small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q5659

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