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Russia. 2014 ‘International Transfers.’ National Report of the Russian Federation 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), pp. 3-5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations. 1 January

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3.2. Foreign trade activities involving small arms and light weapons

Decisions on the export, import and re-export of small arms and light weapons are taken by the President, the Government or the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation on the basis of the following legislative and regulatory acts:

- Federal Act No. 164 of 8 December 2003 on the bases for State regulation of foreign trade activities, as amended by Federal Act No. 122 of 21 August 2004…
- Federal Act No. 150 of 13 December 1996 on weapons (art. 17);
- Federal Act No. 114 of 19 July 1998 on military and technical cooperation between the Russian Federation and foreign States (arts. 4 and 9)…
- Federal Act No. 183 of 18 July 1999 on export control…
- Presidential Decree No. 235 of 18 February 1993 on the procedure for imposing an embargo on the supply of weapons and military equipment, the provision of military technical services and the supply of raw material, materials and equipment and the transfer of military and dual-use technology to foreign States, including members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)…
- Presidential Decree No. 1478 of 8 November 2011 on the coordinating role of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in the conduct of a uniform foreign policy of the Russian Federation…
- Presidential Decree No. 1357 of 17 November 2003 on the federal State unitary enterprise Rosoboroneksport…
- Presidential Decree No. 1083 of 16 August 2004 on questions relating to the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation…
- Presidential Decree No. 1062 of 10 September 2005 on questions relating to military and technical cooperation between the Russian Federation and foreign States…
- Presidential Decree No. 54 of 18 January 2007 on certain questions relating to military and technical cooperation between the Russian Federation and foreign States…
- Presidential Decree No. 1577 of 26 November 2007 on the open joint-stock company Rosoboroneksport…
- Presidential Decree No. 1052 of 10 July 2008 on matters concerning Rostekhnologiya, a State corporation established to promote the development, manufacture and export of high-technology industrial goods…
- Government Decision No. 1109 of 2 October 1999 approving the regulations on the provision by the federal executive authorities of military and technical support and control of the development, manufacture and supply of military goods, as amended by Government Decision No. 730 of 5 September 2011…
- Government Decision No. 604 of 6 October 2006 approving the regulations on the monitoring of compliance by the competent authorities of foreign States with obligations concerning the proper use of specific types of military goods supplied from the Russian Federation…
- Government Decision No. 641 of 4 November 2006 approving the regulations on the register of organizations authorized to engage in foreign trade activities involving military goods…
- Government Decision No. 831 of 1 December 2007 approving the rules for listing military goods licensed for delivery to foreign clients and the rules for listing States licensed to receive deliveries of military goods included in the list of military goods licensed for delivery to foreign clients…
- Government Decision No. 863 of 29 October 2009 approving the rules on obtaining end-user certificates when importing foreign-made military goods into the Russian Federation…
- Order No. 52 of 3 July 2001 of the Russian Federation Committee on Military and Technical Cooperation with Foreign States approving the instructions on the procedure for submission to the Russian Federation Committee on Military and Technical Cooperation with Foreign States of information and documents necessary for the registration of contracts concerning foreign trade activities involving military goods (Bulletin of Regulatory Acts of the Federal Executive Authorities of the Russian Federation, No. 37, 10 September 2001);
- Order No. 59 of 28 August 2009 of the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation approving the instructions on procedures for the submission of documents to obtain licences and reports on the use of licences issued, and on required formalities for licences, licence applications and supplementary lists of military goods (Bulletin of Regulatory Acts of the Federal Executive Authorities of the Russian Federation, No. 44, 2 November 2009).

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