National laws, regulations and administrative procedures:
Law No. 69-011 of 22 July 1969;
Decree No. 70-041 of 13 January 1970 concerning the application of Law No. 69-011 of 22 July 1969;
Ordinance No.1545 of 147 April 1970 concerning the classification of arms in service on the territory of Madagascar.
National Marking Practices
Madagascar does not manufacture SALW.
Marking at the time of import:
National legislation requires that SALW imported must be marked. Importers must provide information on how much they import and from where, as well as its nature, constituent parts and individual number.
Marking of SALW in the possession of government
armed and security forces:
Measures against the removal or alteration of markings:
The national legislation stipulates that each number must be unalterable
Accurate and comprehensive records for all marked SALW
within their territory:
Measures taken for undertaking traces and responding to tracing requests:
Operational Informaton Exchange:
Madagascar is ready to provide any information requested and has communicated the names and contact details of two points of contact.
Needs and Request for Assistance:: Capacity building of those charged with the implementation of the ITI, through workshops or training seminars under the aegis of UN international experts.