Citation(s) from the literature library

Japan. 2016 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Japan 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 2, pp. 1-2. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations. 10 March

Relevant contents

Section 2: Manufacture

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

3. Are there any SALW manufactured in your country? YES

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

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

-Ordinance Manufacturing Law
-Explosives Control Law

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

3 3.1.3. Is illegal manufacture of SALW considered a criminal offence in your country? YES

Marking at manufacture

3.2. Does your country require that SALW be marked at the time of manufacture? YES

3.2.1. What information is included in the marking (check relevant boxes)?

a) Name of the manufacturer: [No response]
b) Country of manufacture: [No response]
c) Serial number: YES
d) Year of manufacture: [No response]
e) Weapon type/model: YES
f) Caliber: [No response]
g) Other: It depends on the types of SALW (For instance, Marks of Self Defence Force (the Ground, Maritime, or Air))

3.2.2. What part of the SALW is marked?

The part for marking depends on SALW's types…

Record-keeping by manufacturers

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

3.3.1. 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: date of manufacture etc…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12100

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