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Chile. 2014 ‘Marking and Record Keeping.’ National Report of Chile 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) and the International Tracing Instrument (ITI); Section 7, pp. 6-7. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations. 1 January

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Marking and Record Keeping

17. Does your country enforce measures to prevent the manufacture, stockpiling, transfer and possession of any unmarked or inadequately marked SALW? YES

17.1. Details: Que, todas las armas de fuego tanto livianas, como ligeras deben ser revizadas por el Banco de Pruebas de Chile, quien certifica que cumplan con la normativa vigente, otorgando un certificado de asistencia tecnica, con el cual las armas son registradas en la Base de Datos de la Direccion General de Movilizacion Nacional (DGMN).

18. Does your country take measures to ensure that all SALW in the possession of government armed and security forces for their own use are duly marked? YES

18.1. Describe the markings that are applied to government-held stocks: Cada Institucion de las Fuerzas Armadas y Carabineros de Chile, tienen registras sus respectivas armas de fuego, aparte del marcage establecido, las armas llevan el nombre de casa institucion y estas son administradas y controladas por la Direccion de Logistica de cada Institución…

20.1. What records relating to SALW are kept by the State (e.g. manufacturing, brokering, import and export licences granted, sales to other States, SALW held by State agencies such as the armed forces etc)? En la Direccion General de Movilizacon Naciona, existe una Base de Datos, que regtistra todos los antecedentes de las armas ligeras y medianas que son fiscalizadas por la Ley Nro. 17.798…

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17.1. Details: All firearms, both small arms and light weapons, must be reviewed by the Chilean Ballistic Test Bank, which certifies that firearms comply with current legislation, and provides a certificate of technical assistance with which the firearms will be registered in the Register of the General Directorate for National Mobilization (DGMN).

18.1. Describe the markings that are applied to government-held stocks: Each institution of the Armed Forces and Carabineros has its own firearm registry. In addition to the required marking, firearms are marked with the name of each institution and are managed and controlled by the Directorate of Logistics of each Institution.

20.1. What records relating to SALW are kept by the State (e.g. manufacturing, brokering, import and export licences granted, sales to other States, SALW held by State agencies such as the armed forces etc)? The General Directorate for National Mobilization keeps a register that records the background of each small arm and light weapon referred to in Act No. 17.798.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q9204

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