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Florquin, Nicolas, Dauren Aben and Takhmina Karimova. 2012 ‘Control Measures: National Legislation.’ Blue Skies and Dark Clouds: Kazakhstan and Small Arms; Occasional Paper No. 29, pp. 22-26. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 1 May

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National Legislation

In December 2010, new legislative amendments were introduced to strengthen the firearms control regime (RoK, 2010b). They include the following:

- a reduction in the number of arms civilians are permitted to own, from five to two;
- obligations for firearm owners to report theft, loss, and unjustified or illegal use of firearms; and
- an obligation for firearm owners to re-register their firearms when moving to a different address (RoK, 2010b).

Source cited:

RoK (Republic of Kazakhstan). 2010b. Law No. 372-IV on Amendments and Additions to Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the Issue of Improving the Tasks of Internal Affairs Agencies in the Area of Ensuring Public Security. Assented to 29 December.

ID: Q6549

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