National Conventional Arms Control Act 41 of 2002

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41 of 2002

The National Conventional Arms Control Act 41 of 2002 intends

  • to establish the National Conventional Arms Control Committee;
  • to ensure compliance with the policy of the Government in respect of arms control;
  • to ensure the implementation of a legitimate, effective and transparent control process;
  • to foster national and international confidence in the control procedures;
  • to provide for an Inspectorate to ensure compliance with the provisions of this Act;
  • to provide for guidelines and criteria to be used when assessing applications for permits made in terms of this Act;
  • to ensure adherence to international treaties and agreements;
  • to ensure proper accountability in the trade in conventional arms;
  • to provide for matters connected with the work and conduct of the Committee and its secretariat; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.


24 September 2004 (Gazette 26839 of 23 September 2004)


Amended by National Conventional Arms Control Amendment Act 73 of 2008