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France. 2010 ‘Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing (Marquage, enregistrement et traçage des armes).’ National Report of France 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.v, pp. 15-16. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations. 1 May

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Marquage, enregistrement et traçage des armes

v) Pendant combien de temps les fabricants d'armes doivent-ils tenir à jour les registres concernant la fabrication, la possession et le transfert d'ALPC sous votre juridiction? (II.9)

Les registres spéciaux tenus par les titulaires d'autorisation de fabrication et/ou de commerce et les registres des autres armuriers doivent être remplis et conservés pendant toute la durée de l'activité commerciale. A l'issue de celle-ci, les registres doivent être déposés auprès du commissariat de police ou de la brigade de gendarmerie territorialement compétent.

De la même manière, les registres spéciaux concernant les entreprises qui se livrent au courtage ou à l'intermédiation doivent être remis au ministère de la Défense.

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Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing

v) How long are records kept on the manufacture, holding and transfer of SALW under your jurisdiction? (II.9)

The special registers kept by the holders of authorisations to manufacture and/or trade and the registers of other gunsmiths must be kept and preserved for the duration of the commercial activity. At its conclusion, the registers must be handed to the territorially competent Police station or Gendarmerie brigade .

Similarly, the special registers concerning companies that carry out brokering or intermediation activities must be handed to the Ministry of Defence.

[SALW = Small arms and light weapons]

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