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China. 2008 ‘Relevant Legislation.’ National Report of China 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); Part 2, p. 5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations. 3 July

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3. Relevant legislation.

China has adopted a series of laws, regulations and administrative procedures to exercise strict control over the manufacturing, stockpiling, transportation, trade, use and confiscation of SALW.

Laws

- Criminal Law of the People's Republic of China (promulgated on 6 July 1979 and put into force on 1 January 1980; amended on 14 March 1997 and put into force on 1 October 1997)

- Law of the People's Republic of China on the Control of Firearms (promulgated on 5 July 1996 and put into force on 1 October 1996)

[SALW = small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q1648

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