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Colombia. 2014 ‘Manufacture.’ National Report of Colombia 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. 1. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations. 2 March

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Manufacture

4. Are there any SALW manufactured in your country? Yes.

4.1. Does your country have laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the manufacture of SALW? Yes.

4.1.1 List laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures regulating the manufacture of SALW in your country.

Normas Nacionales: 1) Constitución nacional de Colombia Articulo 223: Establece que solo el Gobierno puede introducir y fabricar armas, municiones de guerra y explosivos. Nadie podrá poseerlos ni portarlos sin permiso d la autoridad competente […]
2) Código Penal Ley 599 de 2000 por medio del cual se tipifican delitos como la importación, el trafico, la fabricación, el transporte, el almacenamiento, la distribución, la venta, el suministro, la reparación o porte de armas de fuego de defensa personal, de uso privativo de la Fuerza Publica, municiones o explosivos;
3) Ley 737 de 2002 mediante la cual se aprueba la "Convención Interamericana contra la Fabricación y el Trafico Ilícitos de Armas de Fuego, Municiones, Explosivos y otros materiales relacionados".
4) Ley 1119 de 2006, "Por la cual se actualizan los registros y permisos vencidos para el control al porte y tenencia de las armas de fuego y se dictan otras disposiciones".
5) Ley 1453 de 2011 "Por medio de la cual se reforma el Código Penal, el Código de Procedimiento Penal, el Código de Infancia y Adolescencia, las reglas sobre extinción de dominio y se dictan otras disposiciones en materia de seguridad".
6) Decreto 2535 de diciembre 17 de 1993, "Por el cual se expiden normas sobre armas, municiones y explosivos" y sus modificaciones.
7) Decreto 1809 del 4 de agosto de 1994, Por medio del cual se reglamenta el Decreto 2535 de 1993.
8) Decreto 0019 del 10 de enero de 2012, en el cual se dictan normas para suprimir o reformar regulaciones, procedimientos y tramites innecesarios existentes en la administración publica.

4.1.2. Does your country licence the manufacture of SALW? Yes.

4.1.3. Is ilegal manufacture of SALW considered a criminal offence in your country? Yes.

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Manufacture

4.1.1 List laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures regulating the manufacture of SALW in your country.

National Norms: 1) Article 223 of the Colombian National Constitution: establishes that only the government may introduce into the country and manufacture firearms, ammunition of war and explosives. Nobody may possess or carry them without permission of the competent authority […]
2) The Criminal Code, Act 599 of 2000, through which are classified as crimes the import, trafficking, manufacture, transport, storage, distribution, sale, submission, repair or carrying of firearms for personal defence, for the exclusive use of the Public Forces, ammunition or explosives.
3) Act 737 of 2002, which approves the 'Inter-American Convention against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Explosives, Ammunition and Other Related Materials'.
4) Act 1119 of 2006, 'which updates the registers and expired permits for control of the carrying and possession of firearms, and establishes other provisions'.
5) Act 1453 of 2011, 'which amends the Criminal Code, the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Youth and Adolescence Code, regulations on the expiry of possession and other regulations on security matters'.
6) Decree 2535 of 17 December, 1993, 'on regulations on firearms, ammunition and explosives', and their amendments.
7) Decree 1809 of August 4, 1994, which regulates the Decree 2535 of 1993.
8) Decree 0019 of January 10, 2012, which establishes norms to suppress or reform unnecessary regulations, proceedings and processes existing in public administration.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

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