Working Group meeting on the Criminal Code of North Macedonia

On 2 Dec 2019 the Global Firearms Programme presented to the Working Group, which has the task to review and propose amendments to the Criminal Code of the Republic of North Macedonia, the findings and recommendations of the legislative review on harmonizing the national legislation with UN Convention against Organized Crime and UN Firearms Protocol.

The meeting focused on discussing the offences on firearms trafficking, illicit firearms manufacturing, falsifying or illicitly obliterating, removing or altering the markings on firearms, and the special investigative measures under the Criminal Procedure Code. The Working Group took note of the recommendations for harmonization with the UN Firearms Protocol and decided to include in its agenda the review of the relevant provisions of the Criminal Code.