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Moreau, Virginie, Cédric Poitevin and Jihan Seniora. 2010 ‘Comparison of the Main Regulatory Aspects Examined - Ivory Coast.’ 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 - Ivory Coast

National Legislation Studied
- Law 98 749 of 23 December 1998 governing the repression of violations of the regulation on arms, ammunition and explosive material
- Decree No. 99 183 of 24 February 1999 regulating arms and ammunition
- Decree No. 2009 154 of 30 April 2009 governing the creation, organisation, functions and functioning of the National Commission on the fight against the proliferation and illicit trade in small arms and light weapons

Table of National Regulation

Date of legislation: 1998, 1999 and 2000 (application texts)
Category of arms: All conventional weapons
Activities:
- Import: yes
- Export: no
- Transit: no
- Brokering: no
Authority responsible: Ministry "in charge of applying regulation on arms and ammunition". This ministry grants arms import authorisations following "investigation and assent from the Ministry of Defence"

Comments: Imports banned, except for derogations

Table of Operational Mechanisms

Imports:
- Approval: yes
- Licence: no
- 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:
- The term "transfer" is used for transactions within the national territory
- The ministry "in charge of applying regulation on arms and ammunition" can grant military arms import authorisations, following "investigation and assent from the Ministry of Defence"

ID: Q4009

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