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Moreau, Virginie, Cédric Poitevin and Jihan Seniora. 2010 ‘Comparison of the Main Regulatory Aspects Examined - Cameroon.’ Arms Transfer Controls: The Example of French-Speaking States in Sub-Saharan Africa; Annex III (Tables I, II, III), pp. 19-24. Brussels: Groupe de Recherche et d'Information sur la Paix et la Sécurité (GRIP). 1 May

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Comparison of the Main Regulatory Aspects Examined - Cameroon

National Legislation Studied
- Decree No. 73/658 of 22 October 1973 regulating the import, sale, transfer, possession and carrying of firearms and ammunition

Table of National Regulation

Date of legislation: 1973
Category of arms: "Firearms and ammunition", excluding arms and ammunition classified as military materials, air/gas spring-powered weapons, hunting arms
Activities:
- Import: yes
- Export: no
- Transit: no
- Brokering: no
Authority responsible: Ministry for Territorial Administration

Table of Operational Mechanisms

Imports:
- Approval: no
- Licence: yes
- Decision Making Process: no
- Operational Criteria: no
Exports
- Approval: no
- Licence: no
- Decision Making Process: no
- Operational Criteria: no
Transit
- Approval: no
- Licence: no
- Decision Making Process: no
- Operational Criteria: no

Comments:
- Conditions incumbent on the operator for import authorisations: proof of good character and age
- Introduction of arms into the Cameroon must be subject to prior inspection by the Customs services

ID: Q4004

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