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Finland. 2016 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Finland 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 Finland to the United Nations. 31 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

- Firearms Act (1/1998)…
- Firearms Decree (145/1998) + amendments…

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: YES

3.3.2. How long must manufacturing records be kept? At least 20 years from the end of the activity.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12676

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