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Greece. 2016 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Greece 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 Greece to the United Nations. 10 March

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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

In order to be a manufacturer of military goods, including SALW, one must be uncatalogued in the Production Registry of Military Goods managed by the General Directorate of Defense Procurement and Investment (GDAEE). The relevant requirements for inclusion in the Registry are defined in Presidential Decree 3/2008. The said Presidential Decree includes the regulatory and administrative procedures for a company to operate in Greece.

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

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: YES
c) Serial number: YES
d) Year of manufacture: YES
e) Weapon type/model: [No response]
f) Caliber: [No response]
g) Other: [No response]

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: [No response]

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12758

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