National laws, regulations and administrative procedures:
National Marking Practices
Marking at the time of import:
Marking of SALW in the possession of government
armed and security forces:
The Police and The Defence Forces have a standard way of marking their arms. However there is need to upgrade this system of marking to match the SADC marking standards
Measures against the removal or alteration of markings:
There is no specific offence of removal of marks or falsification or altering of marks on a firearm.
Accurate and comprehensive records for all marked SALW
within their territory:
Measures taken for undertaking traces and responding to tracing requests:
Operational Informaton Exchange:
Needs and Request for Assistance::
Implementation challenges and opportunities:
The Firearms Policy being developed takes care of most of the above issues.
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