Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Portugal. 2016 ‘Record-keeping.’ National Report of Portugal 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. 5-6. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations. 1 April
16. Does your country have standards and procedures related to keeping of records for all marked SALW in its territory? YES
16.1. 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 on manufacturing, brokering, export licences granted, persons and companies authorized to engage in trade of SALW are kept by State agencies in Portugal the Nathional Authority is Public Security Police
16.2. How long does the government keep such records?
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]