Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Philippines. 2012 ‘International Transfers - Record Keeping.’ 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 3. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Philippines to the United Nations. 28 March
6.14. Does your country require that exporters and importers of SALW keep records of their activities? YES
6.14.1. What information must be recorded (check relevant boxes)?
a) Quantity of SALW traded: YES
b) Type or model of SALW traded: YES
c) Markings appearing on transferred SALW: YES
d) Transactions: YES
i) Identity of buyer/seller: YES
ii) Country SALW are to be delivered to or purchased from: YES
iii) Date of delivery: YES
e) Other: [No response]
6.14.2. How long must records of transfers be kept?
For as long as necessary; all manufacturing records are deposited at the Firearms Information Management System1 database of the Philippine National Police
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]