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Philippines. 2012 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of the Philippines on its Implementation of the International Tracing Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons (UNPoA ITI); Section 2. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Philippines to the United Nations. 28 March

Relevant contents

Section 2: Manufacture

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

4. Are there any SALW manufactured in your country? YES…

4.1.2. Does your country license the manufacture of SALW? YES

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

Marking at manufacture

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)?

a) Name of the manufacturer: YES
b) Country of manufacture: YES
c) Serial number: YES
d) Year of manufacture: [No response]
e) Weapon type/model: YES
f) Caliber: YES
g) Other: [No response]

4.2.2. What part of the SALW is marked? The Frame and the barrel…

Record-keeping by manufacturers

4.3. Does your country require that manufacturers keep records of their activities? YES

4.3.1. What information must be recorded (check relevant boxes)?

a) Quantity of SALW manufactured: YES
b) Type or model of SALW manufactured: YES
c) Markings applied to manufactured SALW: YES
d) Transactions (e.g. sales of manufactured and marked SALW): YES
e) Other: [No response]

4.3.2. How long must manufacturing records be kept? For as long as necessary; all manufacturing records are deposited at the Firearms Information Management System1 database of the Philippine National Police and all ballistic information of the firearms are recorded in a Integrated Ballistics Information System

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q11191

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