1. Does your State maintain a national system for controlling or regulating:

[ Articles 3, 4, 5.2, 8, 9, and 10 ]

Export Yes
Import Yes
Transit / Transshipment by land Yes
Transit / Transshipment by sea Yes
Transit / Transshipment by air Yes
Brokering Yes
2. For which activities does your State maintain a national control list of conventional arms:

[ Articles 2.2 and 5.2 ]

Export Yes
Import Yes
Transit / Transshipment Yes
Brokering Yes
3. Does your national control list cover the following:

[ Articles 2.1, 3, 4, and 5.2 ]

Battle tanks [Article 2.1] Yes
Armored combat vehicles [Article 2.1] Yes
Large-caliber artillery systems [Article 2.1] Yes
Combat aircraft [Article 2.1] Yes
Attack helicopters [Article 2.1] Yes
Warships [Article 2.1] Yes
Missiles and missile launchers [Article 2.1] Yes
Small arms and light weapons [Article 2.1] Yes
Ammunition / Munitions for the above items [Article 3] Yes
Parts and components requiring control for the above items [Article 4] Yes
4. Is/are your national control list(s) publicly available?

[ Article 5.3 ]

1) If yes, please provide a copy or link to where your control list is made publicly available 2) If no, please provide a copy of your control list or provide information on the additional items that are covered Yes
www.renar.gob.ar
4a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
Para el caso de armas pequeñas y ligeras: www.renar.gob.ar Para todas las demás categorías de armas: Decreto 603/92 (www.infoleg.gov.ar)
5. Are the controlled items defined?

[ Article 5.3 ]

1) if yes, which definition(s) do you use? (e.g. Wassenaar, United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, National definitions, etc.) Yes
Definiciones nacionales sobre la base del Acuerdo Wassenaar, Registro armas convencionales entre otros. Legislación Nacional: Ley 20.429 y Decreto 395/1975  
1. Is the control of arms exports established in national legislation?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
Para el caso de armas pequeñas y ligeras: www.renar.gob.ar. Para todas las demás categorías de armas: Decreto 603/92
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for implementing controls on arms exports?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Comisión Nacional de Control de Exportaciones Sensitivas y de Material Bélico (CONCESyMB) integrada por el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, de Defensa, de Economía y Aduana; Registro Nacional de Armas (RENAR) dependiente del Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos; Ministerio de Seguridad
3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Para armas pequeñas y ligeras: RENAR; Para las otras categorías de armas: CONCESyMB
4. Does your State take measures to ensure that all authorizations are detailed and issued prior to export?

[ Article 7.5 ]

If yes, what measures does your State take to ensure that all authorizations are detailed and issued prior to export? Yes
Control documental, Certificado de origen y destino del material, Factura proforma, Sistema de licenciamiento previo
5. Can your State reassess an authorization if your State becomes aware of new and relevant information?

[ Article 7.7 ]

Yes
5a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
6. Does your State maintain records of arms export authorizations?

[ Article 12.1 ]

Yes
6a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
7. For how many years are records maintained?

[ Articles 12.1 and 12.4 ]

Para armas pequeñas y ligeras: el registro es perpetuo; Para las demás categorías de armas: 10 años
8. What information do the records contain?

[ Article 12.3 ]

Quantity Yes
Value Yes
Model / Type Yes
Importing State Yes
End-User Yes
Other (specify below) Yes
Autorización de importación del país destinatario
8a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
Tramitación de Licencias y de certificados de importación. Autorizaciones de exportación en los casos de material bélico.
9. Does your State maintain records of actual arms exports?

[ Article 12.1 ]

Yes
9a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
Se guardan las actas de verificación antes de partir.
10. For how many years are records maintained?

[ Articles 12.1 and 12.4 ]

Para armas pequeñas y ligeras: RENAR; Para las otras categorías de armas: CONCESyMB
11. What information do the records contain?

[ Article 12.3 ]

Quantity Yes
Value Yes
Model/ Type Yes
Importing State Yes
End-User Yes
Transit/ transshipment State(s) Yes
Other (specify below) Yes
Verificación previa a la exportación
12. Please provide any other information on export practices you would like to share.
El Estado realiza una verificación de la carga la cual es física
1. Is the regulation of arms imports established in national legislation?

[ Article 8.2 ]

Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
Legislación Nacional: Ley 20.429 y Decreto 395/1975
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for regulating arms imports?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Comisión Nacional de Control de Exportaciones Sensitivas y de Material Bélico (CONCESyMB) integrada por el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, de Defensa, de Economía y Aduana; Registro Nacional de Armas (RENAR) dependiente del Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos; Ministerio de Seguridad
3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Para armas pequeñas y ligeras: RENAR; Para las otras categorías de armas: CONCESyMB
4. What measures does your State take to regulate imports?

[ Article 8.1 ]

Mediante verificación documental y física y mediante leyes, decretos y disposiciones
5. Does your State have measures in place to ensure that appropriate and relevant information is available to exporting States as part of their export assessment process?

[ Articles 8.1 and 11.3 ]

Yes
5a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
6. Does your State maintain records of arms imports?

[ Article 12.2 ]

Yes
6a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
7. For how many years are records maintained?

[ Articles 12.2 and 12.4 ]

Para armas pequeñas y ligeras: RENAR; Para las otras categorías de armas: CONCESyMB
8. What information do the records contain?

[ Article 12.3 ]

Quantity Yes
Value Yes
Model / type Yes
Exporting State Yes
Transit / transshipment State(s) Yes
Other (please specify below) Yes
Autorización de origen y destino final. Calibre. Nro de Serie. Destino de los Materiales
9. Please provide any other information on import practices you would like to share.
La verifiación física del material cuando arriba, Exigir certificado de importación o de usuario final
1. Is the regulation of transit and/or transshipment established in national legislation?

[ Article 9 ]

If yes, please provide the definition of transit and/or transshipment in your national legislation Yes
Decreto N° 395/75, SECCION III TRANSITO INTERNACIONAL DE MATERIAL, ARTICULO 122. - El tránsito a través del territorio nacional, en cualquiera de sus formas (marítima, fluvial, terrestre o aérea) de armas o municiones, con destino a otro país, requerirá la autorización previa del Registro Nacional de Armas que la acordará de acuerdo con los convenios internacionales vigentes en la materia y suscriptos por la Nación Argentina y sin perjuicio de las demás disposiciones que rijan al respecto. ARTICULO 123.- Igual recaudo se exigirá para las operaciones previas al cumplimiento del tránsito (trasbordos o reembarcos). Cuando las operaciones de trasbordo de armas o municiones en tránsito no puedan realizarse dentro de las CUARENTA Y OCHO (48) horas de arribado el material al país, éste, previa verificación, ingresará a los depósitos del Registro Nacional de Armas hasta su reexpedición, corriendo los gastos por cuenta del responsable del material. La custodia o medidas de seguridad que fuese necesario adoptar, serán resueltas por el Registro Nacional de Armas, de común acuerdo con las autoridades locales de fiscalización competentes.
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
Mediante la LEY N° 20.429 y su Decreto Reglamentario N° 395/75, la Ley 25.449 y la Ley N° 26.138 (protocolo contra la fabricación y el trafico ilícitos de armas de fuego, sus piezas y componentes y municiones).
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for regulating arms transit and/or transshipment?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Para armas pequeñas y ligeras: Registro Nacional de Armas (RENAR) dependiente del Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos; Para las otras categorías de armas: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Aduana y CONCESyMB
3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Para armas pequeñas y ligeras: RENAR; Para las otras categorías de armas: Aduana
4. What measures does your State take to regulate transit and/or transshipment under its jurisdiction?

[ Article 9 ]

Control documental y físico del material, Control de exportaciones, exigencia de certificado de usuario final y emisión de certificado de importación, según el caso.
5. Does your State maintain records of arms that are authorized to transit and/or transship territory under its jurisdiction?

[ Articles 12.2 and 12.4 ]

Yes
5a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
6. For how many years are records maintained?

[ Article 12.4 ]

Lo mantiene el RENAR en forma perpetua.
7. What information do the records contain?

[ Article 12.3 ]

Quantity Yes
Value Yes
Model / Type Yes
Exporting State Yes
Importing State Yes
Transit / Transshipment Yes
End-User Yes
Other (please specify below) Yes
Compañía de transporte, acceso por tierra, aire o mar
7a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
8. Please provide any other information on transit and/or transshipment practices you would like to share.
1. Is the regulation of arms brokering established in national legislation?

[ Article 10 ]

If yes, please provide the definition of brokering used in your national legislation Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
No está permitida la intermediación. Como tal no se encuentra definida. Sí está definida la acción de comercio de armas, en todas sus posibles variables, y entre ellas no se encuentra la intermediación.
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for implementing controls on arms brokering?

[ Article 5.5 ]

3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

4. Does your State take measures to regulate brokering taking place under your jurisdiction?

[ Article 10 ]

If yes, what measures does your State take to regulate brokering taking place under your jurisdiction? Yes
El Estado a través del RENAR controla todas las operaciones de comercio. Al no encontrarse permitida la intermediación, la misma es vista como una falta.
5. Please provide any other information on brokering practices you would like to share.
1. Does your State prohibit transfers of conventional arms:

[ Article 6 ]

If the transfer would violate obligations under measures adopted by the United Nations Security Council acting under Chapter VII, in particular arms embargoes? [Article 6.1] Yes
If the transfer would violate relevant international obligations under international agreements to which you are a party, in particular those relating to the transfer of, or illicit trafficking in, conventional arms? [Article 6.2] Yes
If you have knowledge at the time of authorization that the arms or items covered by your State's legislation would be used in the commission of genocide, crimes against humanity, grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions of 1949, attacks directed against civilian objects or civilians protected as such, or other war crimes as defined by international agreements to which you are a party? [Article 6.3] Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
Según informe o consulta al Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto.
2. Please provide a list of the relevant international agreements to which you are a party.

[ Articles 6.2 and 6.3 ]

La Convención Interamericana contra la Fabricación y el Tráfico Ilícitos de Armas de Fuego, Municiones, Explosivos y Otros Materiales Relacionados, abierta a la firma de los Estados miembros de la Organización de los Estados Americanos, a través de la Ley N° 24.445 y El Protocolo contra la fabricación y el trafico ilícitos de armas de fuego, sus piezas y componentes y municiones a través de la Ley N° 26.138 En lo que hace al Régimen de Control del Decreto Nro.603, sus modificatorias y complementarias, nuestro País participa de los siguientes Acuerdos y Tratados Multilaterales: REGIMEN DE CONTROL DEL DTO.603. ACUERDO WASSENAAR, REGISTRO DE ARMAS CONVENCIONALES, CONVENCIÓN DE ARMAS QUÍMICAS, CONVENCIÓN DE ARMAS BIOLÓGICAS, GRUPO AUSTRALIA, RESOLUCIÓN 1540 DEL CONSEJO DE SEGURIDAD DE LAS NACIONES UNIDAS, TRATADO DE NO PROLIFERACIÓN NUCLEAR, TRATADO DE TLATELOLCO, REGIMEN DE CONTROL DE TECNOLOGIA MISILISTICA (MTCR), GRUPO DE PROVEEDORES NUCLEARES, COMITÉ ZANGGER. POR OTRO LADO, CONVENCIONES DE GINEBRA DE 1949, CONVENCIÓN DE OTTAWA, CONVENCIÓN DE CIERTAS ARMAS CONVENCIONALES Y TRATADOS EN MATERIA DE DERECHOS HUMANOS, INCLUSIVE ALGUNOS ESTÁN INCORPORADOS EN LA CONSTITUCIÓN NACIONAL (REFORMA DE 1994) ART.75 INC.22, a saber: “ .. La Declaración Americana de los Derechos y Deberes del Hombre; la Declaración Universal de Derechos Humanos; la Convención Americana sobre Derechos Humanos ; el Pacto Internacional de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales; el Pacto Internacional de Derechos Civiles y Políticos y su Protocolo Facultativo ; la Convención sobre la Prevención y la Sanción del Delito de Genocidio; la Convención Internacional sobre la Eliminación de todas las Formas de Discriminación Racial ; la Convención sobre la Eliminación de todas las Formas de Discriminación contra la Mujer ; la Convención contra la Tortura y otros Tratos o Penas Crueles, Inhumanos o Degradantes; la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño
3. Please provide any other information on prohibitions you would like to share.
1. Does your State always conduct a risk assessment prior to authorization of an arms export?

[ Article 7.1 ]

If no, please specify under which conditions a risk assessment is not required. Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
Siempre se hace análisis de riesgo de los materiales controlados según la legislación vigente
2. Does your State require that the following criteria are included in your national assessment prior to granting an export authorization?

[ Article 7.1 ]

Whether the arms would contribute to or undermine peace and security? Yes
Whether the arms could be used to commit or facilitate a serious violation of international humanitarian law? Yes
Whether the arms could be used to commit or facilitate a serious violation of international human rights law? Yes
Whether the arms could be used to commit or facilitate an act constituting an offence under international conventions or protocols relating to terrorism to which your State is a party? Yes
Whether the arms could be used to commit or facilitate an act constituting an offence under international conventions or protocols relating to transnational organized crime to which your State is a party? Yes
2a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
3. Are additional criteria considered in addition to the above prior to authorizing a transfer:

[ Articles 7.4 and 11.2 ]

Risk of diversion Yes
Acts of gender based violence Yes
Other (please specify below) No
3a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
Evaluación previa sobre si los Estados son Parte de tratados y acuerdos políticos sobre no proliferación en general
4. Does your State consider risk mitigation measures as part of its authorizations process?

[ Article 7.2 ]

If yes, what mitigation measures does your State consider (i.e. confidence building measures or jointly developed and agreed programs)? Yes
Mediante consultas internacionales a través del Minsterio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto Informes al Registro Nacional de Armas, Acuerdo Wassenaar, Resolución 1540 de Naciones Unidas
4a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
5. Please provide any other information on risk assessment and/or mitigation practices you would like to share.
1. Does your State take preventative measures to mitigate the risk of diversion?

[ Article 11.2 ]

If yes, what preventative measures does your State take to mitigate the risk of diversion? Yes
Se solicita certificados de destino final, Solicitud de certificados de usuario final, información sobre intermediarios, facultad de control posterior del material bélico que llega a destino.
2. Does your State cooperate and exchange information with States to mitigate the risk of diversion?

[ Article 11.3 ]

Yes
2a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
3. Does your State take appropriate measures when it detects a diversion of transferred conventional arms?
If yes, what appropriate measures does your State take when it detects a diversion of transferred conventional arms? Yes
Intercambio de información, Secuestro del material, Informes a los países de origen y destino
4. Is your State willing to share information on effective measures to address diversion?
If yes, what information is your State willing to share? Yes
Se evalúa a requerimiento en cada caso concreto.
1. Which agency/ies is/are responsible for enforcing arms transfer controls?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos a través del RENAR; Ministerio de Economía a través de la Dirección General de Aduanas; Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto a través de los Consulados
2. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos a través del RENAR; Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto
3. What measures does your State take to enforce national laws and regulations that implement the provisions of the Treaty?

[ Article 14 ]

Mediante el control de los usuarios, materiales e instalaciones. Asimismo, se realizan reuniones de trabajo en el ámbito de MERCOSUR. Aplicación del Régimen de Control de Exportaciones Sensitivas y Material Bélico.
4. Please provide any other information on enforcement practices you would like to share.
1. Will your State provide an initial report within one year of entry into force on measures undertaken in order to implement the ATT?

[ Article 13.1 ]

Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Does your State produce an annual report on:

[ Article 13.3 ]

Authorized arms exports Yes
Authorized arms imports Yes
Actual arms exports Yes
Actual arms imports Yes
2a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
3. Are there legal impediments to the reporting requirements under the ATT?

[ Article 13.3 ]

No
3a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
4. Can your State report on measures taken to address the diversion of transferred conventional arms?

[ Article 13.2 ]

Yes
4a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
5. Has your State designated a national contact point for the ATT?

[ Article 5.6 ]

No
5a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
No, porque el tratado aún no está en vigor.
6. Please provide any other information on transparency practices you would like to share.
1. Is your State involved in cooperation measures that will help to implement the ATT?

[ Article 15.1 ]

Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Is your State currently involved in:

[ Articles 15 ]

Exchange of information on conventional arms transfers [Articles 15.2 and 15.3] Yes
Cooperative measures to prevent diversion [Article 15.4] Yes
Widest measures of assistance in investigations, prosecutions and judicial proceedings [Article 15.5] Yes
Measures to prevent corruption [Article 15.6] Yes
Development of best practices and lessons learned [Article 15.7] Yes
2a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
3. Does your State intend to pursue cooperation in:

[ Article 15 ]

Exchange of information on conventional arms transfers [Article 15.1, 15.2, and 15.3] Yes
Cooperative measures to prevent diversion [Article 15.4] Yes
Widest measure of assistance in investigations, prosecutions and judicial proceedings [Article 15.5] Yes
Measures to prevent corruption [Article 15.6] Yes
Development of best practices and lessons learned [Article 15.7] Yes
3a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
1. Does your State require assistance to implement the provisions of the Arms Trade Treaty?

[ Article 16.1 ]

No
2. Does your State require:

[ Article 16.1 ]

Legal assistance No
Legislative assistance, including model legislation No
Assistance for institution building No
Technical assistance No
Financial assistance No
Material assistance No
Stockpile management assistance No
Disarmament, demobilization, or reintegration assistance No
Assistance with effective practices for implementation No
Other (please specify below) No
3. Is your State in a position to provide assistance to other States to enable implementation of the provisions of the Arms Trade Treaty?

[ Articles 16.1, 16.2, and 16.3 ]

If yes, please answer question 4. If no, please go straight to question 5. Yes
3a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
4. Is your State in a position to provide:

[ Article 16.1 ]

Legal assistance Yes
Legislative assistance, including model legislation Yes
Assistance for institution building Yes
Technical assistance Yes
Financial assistance No
Material assistance No
Stockpile management assistance Yes
Disarmament, demobilization, or reintegration assistance
Assistance with effective practices for implementation Yes
Other (please specify below) No
5. Please provide information on any additional needs required to implement the ATT, particularly with regard to legal, licensing, customs, awareness raising and enforcement of sanctions, reporting, and transparency

[ Articles 16.1 and 16/2 ]

6. Please provide information on any specific assistance programs that your State has provided that may help others implement the ATT, particularly with regard to legal, licensing, customs, awareness raising and enforcement of sanctions, reporting, and transparency

[ Articles 16.1 and 16.2 ]

La Argentina tiene tradición en capacitación y asistencia en temas de no proliferación, por ejemplo, aplicación de la Resolución 1540 de Naciones Unidas. Asimismo, ha prestado capacitación en temas de desminado en el marco de la Convención de Ottawa. Asimismo la Argentina comparte experiencias nacionales sobre Legislación, Intercambio de Información y mejores prácticas en materia de control de armas pequeñas y ligeras en el marco del Grupo de Trabajo de Armas y Municiones del MERCOSUR.
7. Please provide information on specific assistance your State has received through the United Nations, international, regional, subregional or national organizations, non-governmental organizations, or on a bilateral basis that could be considered relevant for ATT implementation

[ Article 16.2 ]

1. Has your State already signed the Arms Trade Treaty?
Yes
2. Has your State already ratified the Arms Trade Treaty?
No
3. Is your State preparing to sign the Arms Trade Treaty in the next two years?
N/A
4. Is your State preparing to ratify the Arms Trade Treaty in the next two years?
Yes
5. Will/Has your State forumalted one or more reservations upon ratification?

[ Article 25.1 ]

If yes, please provide a description of your reservation(s). No
6. Please provide any other information you would like to share.