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Syria. 2003 ‘Manufacture, Export, Import and Transfer.’ National Report of Syria 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), p. 3. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Syria to the United Nations. 7 July
[S]et forth below are certain relevant articles of the decree [No. 51 of 24 September 2001]:
Article 2: It is permitted only to the specialized Government parties to manufacture military revolvers, hunting rifles and training arms or any other type of military arms and ammunition.
Article 3, paragraph 1: The import, export and transfer as provided for in this decree of arms and ammunition is restricted to the public sector (the State).
Article 4: Arms may not be repaired without a licence.
Article 5: Previous permission must be obtained in order to bear or acquire military revolvers or hunting rifles and their respective ammunition.
Article 9: The manufacture, import, acquisition, use or repair of or trade in silencers or gun-mounted sights is forbidden…