Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Australia. 2012 ‘Brokering.’ National Report of Australia 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); Section 4, p. 4. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations. 23 March
8. Does your country have laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures governing brokering of SALW? YES
8.1. List laws and/or administrative procedures regulating SALW brokering in your country.
Brokering controls are currently being considered in the Defence Trade Controls (DTC) Bill currently before Parliament.
Under this legislation: individuals intending to conduct brokering activity would need to become a registered broker; brokering registration would be valid for five years; and once registered, the broker would need to apply to Department of Defence for a permit to conduct brokering activity.
[SALW = small arms and light weapons]