Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
France. 2014 ‘Marking.’ 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); Section 7, p. 8. New York NY: Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations. 1 January
17. Does your country enforce measures to prevent the manufacture, stockpiling, transfer and possession of any unmarked or inadequately marked SALW? YES
18. Does your country take measures to ensure that all SALW in the possession of government armed and security forces for their own use are duly marked? YES
18.1. Describe the markings that are applied to government-held stocks.
See responses in Section 2 on manufacture.
18.2. When government stocks are transferred to civilians or private companies in your territory, are such stocks marked to indicate that your government transferred the stocks? [No response]
19. Does your country encourage manufacturers of SALW to develop measures against the removal or alteration of markings? YES
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]