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
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
http://mtt.gov.rs/download/javne-nabavke...
4a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
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
EU Common Military List
1. Is the control of arms exports established in national legislation?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for implementing controls on arms exports?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Security Information Agency and Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications
3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications
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
Risk Assessment in the process of issuing licenses, tracking realization of the license and following up all relevant information in the post license phase. Risk Assessment at the border. Exchange of information with the other relevant institution in the country. Information exchange process with the countries in the region and EU countries.
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 ]

10 years
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
Information about the producer, state of origin, all documents about the transaction and documentation about realization of the license
8a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
9. Does your State maintain records of actual arms exports?

[ Article 12.1 ]

Yes
9a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
10. For how many years are records maintained?

[ Articles 12.1 and 12.4 ]

10 years
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
Information about end use, state of origin, state of the end-user, delivery date, customs declaration, customs invoice, exporter reports and other document relevant for the transaction
12. Please provide any other information on export practices you would like to share.
1. Is the regulation of arms imports established in national legislation?

[ Article 8.2 ]

Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for regulating arms imports?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Security Information Agency and Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications
3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications
4. What measures does your State take to regulate imports?

[ Article 8.1 ]

Risk Assessment in the process of issuing licenses, tracking realization of the license and following up all relevant information in the post license phase. Risk Assessment at the border. Exchange of information with the other relevant institution in the country. Information exchange process with the countries in the region and EU countries.
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 ]

10 years
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
Information about the producer, state of origin, all documents about the transaction and documentation about realization of the license
9. Please provide any other information on import practices you would like to share.
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
Art.3 Law on Export and Import of Arms and Military equipment:
  • Transport is road, water, air and combined transport of AME to and from the territory of the Republic of Serbia;
  • Transit is road, water, air and combined transport of AME entering the territory of the Republic of Serbia, being transported through it (with or without transshipment) and leaving the territory of the Republic of Serbia.
  • Transshipment implies unloading, re-loading or change in the means of transport of AME in the territory of the Republic of Serbia;
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for regulating arms transit and/or transshipment?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Civil Aviation Directorate
3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

The transit of arms by land or inland waterways shall be done in a prescribed manner and upon the approval of ministry in charge of internal affairs, and with the approval of the ministries in charge of defence and foreign affairs activities. The transit of arms by air shall be done in a prescribed manner and upon the approval of the competent authority in charge of air traffic - Civil Aviation Directorate, and with the approval of the ministries in charge of defence and foreign affairs activities.
4. What measures does your State take to regulate transit and/or transshipment under its jurisdiction?

[ Article 9 ]

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 ]

2 years road transport, transit; 3 years air transport, transit
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
Transport, transit, transshipment company, Air company, Route, Starting/final destination/ports/airports, Date and Flight Number, Reg. Number of the Planes, Trucks and other vehicles used.
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
Brokering services shall mean negotiating or arranging and brokering in transactions related to purchase, sale or procuring arms from a country and sale thereof to another country, as well as purchasing or buying arms in one country for transferring them to another country. Brokering services shall not mean transportation services, financial services, insurance, re-insurance, advertising and promotion.
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for implementing controls on arms brokering?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Security Information Agency and Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications
3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications
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
Risk Assessment at the border. Exchange of information with the other relevant institution in the country. Information exchange process with the countries in the region and EU countries.
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
  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
  • Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism
  • Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM)
  • Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)
  • Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)
  • Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)
  • Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft
  • Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft
  • Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation
  • Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Internationally Protected Persons, including Diplomatic Agents
  • International Convention against the Taking of Hostages
  • Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material
  • Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation
  • Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation
  • 2005 Protocol to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation
  • Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf
  • Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection
  • International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings
  • International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism
  • International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism
  • Hague Code of Conduct (HCOC)
  • Participation in the Proliferation Security Initiative, since 2006
  • Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism, since 2007
  • Member of NSG since 2013
  • Applied for membership in the Wassenar Arrangement. Takes part in annual technical briefings
  • Geneva Protocol of 1925
  • Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
2. Please provide a list of the relevant international agreements to which you are a party.

[ Articles 6.2 and 6.3 ]

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
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
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
Information exchange process with the countries in the region
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
Through our national control system, by assessing the risk of diversion of the export, examine parties involved in the export, requiring additional documentation, certificates, assurances etc. Not authorizing the export.
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
Not authorizing the export
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
Information exchange process
1. Which agency/ies is/are responsible for enforcing arms transfer controls?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Security Information Agency, Customs Administration and Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications
2. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications
3. What measures does your State take to enforce national laws and regulations that implement the provisions of the Treaty?

[ Article 14 ]

Implementation of the national laws and strengthening of the national control system
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 ]

Yes
5a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
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]
Measures to prevent corruption [Article 15.6]
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 ]

Yes
2. Does your State require:

[ Article 16.1 ]

Legal assistance
Legislative assistance, including model legislation
Assistance for institution building
Technical assistance Yes
Financial assistance
Material assistance Yes
Stockpile management assistance Yes
Disarmament, demobilization, or reintegration assistance
Assistance with effective practices for implementation Yes
Other (please specify below)
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
Legislative assistance, including model legislation Yes
Assistance for institution building
Technical assistance
Financial assistance
Material assistance
Stockpile management assistance
Disarmament, demobilization, or reintegration assistance
Assistance with effective practices for implementation
Other (please specify below)
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 ]

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?
Yes
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?
N/A
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).
6. Please provide any other information you would like to share.