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Macedonia. 2014 ‘Confiscation, Seizure & Collection.’ National Report of Macedonia on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 6, pp. 14-15. New York NY: Permanent Mission of the Republic of Macedonia to the United Nations. 1 January

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Section 6: Confiscation, Seizure and Collection

Confiscation and seizure

13. During the reporting period, has your country found, seized or confiscated any SALW under its jurisdiction? YES

13.1 How many SALW were found, seized or confiscated?

- In 2013 the total of 95 pieces of SALW were confiscated after final court decision…
- In 2013, the MoI disclosed 205 criminal offences of illegal manufacture, possession and trade in weapons and explosive materials. 185 pieces of SALW were seized.
- The MoI seized the total of 229 pieces of SALW linked to ongoing misdemeanor proceedings…

Collection

14. During the reporting period, did your country collect any SALW? NO

15. How many of the SALW found, seized, confiscated or collected, as reported in Questions 13.1 and 14.2, were destroyed?

In 2013, 267 pieces of SALW were destroyed following final court decision. However, there is no precise data how many of these weapons were seized or confiscated in 2013.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons; MoI = Ministry of Interior]

ID: Q12951

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