Manufacture of weapons and ammunition (25.400)

This SCA code includes activities and services for which entrance and/or other conditions for the commencement of an activity are established. 

Regulations and conditions:

  • List of activities that are usually carried out as a craft

    For activities listed on the List of activities usually carried out as a craft, business entities registering these activities must also enter in the register of crafts at the Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia (OZS) ex officio.

    This applies for the following activities/services:

    • the production of light weapons;
    • the production of air and gas rifles and guns;
    • the production of hunting and recreational firearms, weapons for personal safety and its ammunition.

    Source: Ministry of Economic Development and Technology

  • Weapons Act

  • A legal entity or a sole trader may begin performing activities related to the sale of weapons or the activity of civil shooting range, once a license is obtained from the minister competent for interior matters. A special permit
    issued by the Ministry of the Interior is required for individual import, export and transit.
    Source: Ministry of the Interior
  • Defence Act 

Whoever wishes to manufacture army weapons and equipment must first obtain consent from the Ministry of Defence. The production of individual sets or parts
of military weapons and equipment also counts as the production of military weapons and equipment. More detailed conditions and procedures for obtaining this consent is set forth by the Decree on permits and consents for the trade in and production of military weapons and equipment.

Source: Ministry of Defence

  • Strategic Materials Act

Prior to the commencement of strategic activities, taxable persons must notify the competent authority and/or obtain permit for carrying out strategic activities.

The permit is issued by the competent authority responsible for chemicals.

More detailed information on the conditions for the exercise of the activities:

Source: Ministry of Health

Activities/services which are classified in this subclass of the standard classification of activities:

These include:

  • the production of gunnery (heavy machine guns, cannons, etc.), the production of artillery and ballistic missiles;
  • the production of light firearms;
  • production of firearms;
  • production of air and gas rifles and guns;
  • production of guided missiles;

This includes:

  • the production of hunting and recreational firearms, personal safety weapons and its ammunition;
  • the production of explosives, such as mines, bombs, torpedoes;
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia – Explanatory notes to the standard classification of activities – SKD 2008.pdf (1.8 MB)

Responsible: Ministry of Economic Development and Technology | Last updated: 25. 07. 2016