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Brazil. 2008 ‘Legislation.’ National Report of Brazil 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) and the International Tracing Instrument, p. 4. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations. 14 July

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Legislation.

The legislation presently in force in Brazil comprises the following main laws and decrees:
i. Law No. 10826 (December 22nd 2003) - main arms control legislation, known as
Disarmament Statute;
ii. Decree No. 5123 (July 1st 2004) - regulates the Disarmament Statute;
iii. Decree No 3665 (November 20th 2000), known as R-105 - regulates the activities (manufacture, use, import, export, customs clearance, transit and trade) involving products controlled by the Army;
iv. Ministerial Act No. 7 (April 28th 2006) - issued by the Logistics Department of the Ministry of Defense to regulate the marking of firearms;
v. Ministerial Act No. 16 (December 28th 2004) - issued by the Logistics Department of the Ministry of Defense to regulate the marking of ammunition;…

The Directorate for the Inspection of Controlled Goods of the Brazilian Army exerts control over activities involving small arms and light weapons as follows:
i. manufacture is controlled through registry requirements for production facilities, which must also provide the Army Command and SINARM (explained in section "National Registration Systems") with real-time information on the production of weapons or ammunition;
ii. sportive use, including as collection items, is controlled through registry requirements by owners;
iii. import is controlled through registry and previous licensing requirements;
iv. export is controlled through registry and previous licensing requirements;
v. customs clearance requires inspection by an authorized Army agent;
vi. transport requires previous licensing;
vii. trade requires previous registration.

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