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Brokering Control


: National Reports on the Implementation of the PoA, 2010, 2008, 2006 
: 06/05/2011
National Report
: Mr. Janusz Nabialek, Division of International Operational Police Cooperation, Criminal Intelligence Bureau
: ncbwarsaw@kgp.gov.pl

National laws, regulations and administrative procedures:

In order to implement the 2008/51/EC EU Directive1, amendments to Law of 22 June 2001 on economic activity in the sphere of manufacturing of and trade in explosives, arms, ammunition and technology of military or police use are being introduced. The law is expected to come into force in July 2010.



National Marking Practices:

Marking at the time of import:

Imported weapons have to be marked with individual serial numbers and data permitting identification of the state of origin and the importer.

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

All arms and weapons possessed by the Polish armed forces are properly marked.

Measures against the removal or alteration of markings:


Accurate and comprehensive records for all marked SALW within their territory:


Measures taken for undertaking traces and responding to tracing requests

There are ongoing consultations on the designation of a new point of contact for the International Tracing Instrument.

Operational Informaton Exchange:

Needs and Request for Assistance::

Implementation challenges and opportunities: