Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Australia. 2012 ‘Marking at Manufacture.’ National Report of Australia 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); Section 2.4, pp. 1-2. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations. 23 March
4.2. Does your country require that SALW be marked at the time of manufacture? Yes
4.2.1. What information is included in the marking (check relevant boxes)?…
c) Serial number…
Normally the manufacturer will engrave a logo or name of the manufacturer upon the firearm.
4.2.2. What part of the SALW is marked?
Frame/receiver or slide of firearm where appropriate.
4.2.3 Are there exceptions to the requirement to mark SALW at the time of manufacture? No
[SALW = small arms and light weapons]