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Brazil. 2014 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Brazil 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) and the International Tracing Instrument (ITI); Section 2, pp. 1-2. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations. 1 January

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Manufacture

4. Are there any SALW manufactured in your country? Yes

4.1. Does your country have laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the manufacture of SALW? Yes

4.1.1 List laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures regulating the manufacture of SALW in your country:

i. Law No. 10826 (December 22nd 2003), slightly altered by Law 10867 (May 12th 2004) – main arms control legislation, known as Disarmament Statute;
ii. Decree No. 5123 (July 1st 2004) – regulates the Disarmament Statute;
iii. Decree No 3665 (November 20th 2000), known as R-105 – regulates the activities (manufacture, use, import, export, Customs clearance, transit and trade) involving products controlled by the Army;
iv. Ministerial Act No. 7 (April 28th 2006) – issued by the Logistics Department of the Ministry of Defense to regulate the marking of firearms;
v. Ministerial Act No. 16 (December 28th 2004) – issued by the Logistics Department of the Ministry of Defense to regulate the marking of ammunition.

4.1.2. Does your country licence the manufacture of SALW? Yes

4.1.3. Is illegal manufacture of SALW considered a criminal offence in your country? Yes

[SALW = small arms and light weapons]

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