Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Alpers, Philip. 2005. ‘Lawful Civilian Gun Ownership.’ Gun-running in Papua New Guinea: From arrows to assault weapons in the Southern Highlands; Special Report No. 5, pp. 112-113. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. 1 July.
Lawful Civilian Gun Ownership
Shooting Association of PNG president Mel Donald estimates that nationally, 85 per cent of lawfully held private firearms are registered for subsistence hunting, 12 per cent for self-protection or security, 2 per cent for club use, and the remaining 1 per cent for veterinary, scientific, or destruction of livestock purposes.