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Dem. Rep. of the Congo
: National Report on the Implementation of the PoA, 2010 
: 06/05/2011
National Report
: 2010
: Jose Ikong, Permanent Secretary of the National Commission
: cnc_alpc_rdc@yahoo.fr

National laws, regulations and administrative procedures:

Ordinance Law No 85:35 of 3 September 1985



National Marking Practices:

The national legislation does not require SALW manufacturers to mark the SALW they produce and does not contain any provision relating to standardised identification.

Marking at the time of import:

National legislation does not require that arms must be marked on import (nor on export or transfer).

Marking of SALW in the possession of government armed and security forces:

Following the donation of 3 marking machines by RECSA, the DRC launched an operation to mark state-owned SALW on 20 February 2010

Measures against the removal or alteration of markings:

The falsification or illicit removal or alteration of markings is not criminalised


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::
DRC requests assistance for the marking of all FARDC (armed forces) and PNC (police) weapons and the development of a database of these government stocks (in accordance with Article 6(a) of the Nairobi Protocol).

Implementation challenges and opportunities: