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

National Legislation Studied
- Decree law No. 62 24 of 16 October 1962 establishing the system for military materials, arms and ammunition

Table of National Regulation

Date of legislation: 1962
Category of arms: All conventional weapons
- Import: yes
- Export: yes
- Transit: no
- Brokering: no
Authority responsible: Imports of military material: by government decision and the minister responsible for the armed forces, in liaison with the Home Office for equipment used by police forces or government agents

Comments:
- Authority non-defined for export authorisations
- Authority non-defined for arms imports considered as military arms

Table of Operational Mechanisms

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

Comments:
Authorisations for imports of arms and ammunition not considered as military materials are granted according to the limitations set out in an annual quota

ID: Q4013

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