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Nicaragua. 2008 ‘Records.’ National Report of Nicaragua 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), p. 5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Nicaragua to the United Nations. 31 March

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Weapons are not manufactured in Nicaragua. However, there are authorized workshops, which are duly monitored by the Weapons Bureau, that mark or re-mark serial numbers on weapons …

The Bureau of Weapons, Explosives and Ammunition and Related Materials (DAEM) shall assign a serial number identifying the weapon …

The serial numbers shall be recorded in a register. At present, there is only one register, which is handwritten; however, an automated system is currently being developed …

Article 8 (registration) of the Special Act for the Control and Regulation of Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials (Act No. 510) provides that all natural and legal persons involved in the import, export, manufacture, distribution or trade of weapons, ammunition, explosives and related materials, as well as all brokers, possessors, users, carriers and transporters, shall be entered in the appropriate register and shall carry at all times the respective licences bearing the relevant details and specifications.

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