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Uruguay. 2010 ‘Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing (Marcado, mantenimiento de registros y localización).’ National Report of Uruguay 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, 9-i, p. 15. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the United Nations. 20 January

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Marcado, mantenimiento de registros y localización

¿Exige su país a los fabricantes autorizados de armas pequeñas y ligeras que apliquen unas marcas adecuadas y fiables en cada arma como parte integral del proceso de producción?

- Está previsto en la legislación, los procedimientos de identificación, no obstante al presente en el Uruguay no existen fabricas de armamento. En el proyecto de Ley mencionado en el parágrafo 4 se proyectan normas que regulan sobre marcaje, de conformidad con lo establecido en la CIFTA.

- Asimismo, de conformidad a lo establecido por la Circular 001/RNAE/07 de 19 de marzo de 2007, se establecen disposiciones sobre marcaje de armas de fuego y municiones, de conformidad a lo dispuesto por la CIFTA y el Protocol de Armas (Leyes 17.300 y 18.233).

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Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing

Does your country require licensed manufacturers of SALW to apply an appropriate and reliable marking on each weapon as an integral part of the production process?

- Identification procedures are envisaged in legislation, nevertheless at present in Uruguay there are no weapons factories. The bill referred to in paragraph 4 deals will govern marking rules to accord with CIFTA.

- Also, pursuant to the established provisions in Circular 001/RNAE/07 of March 19, 2007, provisions on the marking of firearms and ammunition are established in accordance with CIFTA and the Arms Protocol (Laws 17.300 and 18.233).

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons; CIFTA = The Inter-American Convention Against Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms]

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