Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Hungary. 2016 ‘Record Keeping.’ National Report of Hungary 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 7, pp. 18-20. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations. 1 January
Section 7: Marking and Record Keeping
20. Does your country have standards and procedures related to keeping of records for all marked SALW in its territory? YES
20.1. What records relating to SALW are kept by the State (e.g. manufacturing, brokering, import and export licences granted, sales to other States, SALW held by State agencies such as the armed forces etc)?
Records of manufacturing, brokering, import, export, re-export and transit licences related to SALW are kept by the State.
20.2. How long does the government keep such records?
HTLO keeps records of the manufacturing, brokering, import, export, transfer, re-export and transit licences granted for 10 years on its premises, then the documents are transferred to the National Archives, and are also arhived in the electronic licensing system.
Police: The central register of firearms is managed by the National Headquarters of the Police and data kept there for 20 years.
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons; HTLO = Hungarian Trade Licensing Office]