Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Portugal. 2016 ‘Collection.’ National Report of Portugal 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, p. 5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations. 1 April
Section 6: Collection
12. During the reporting period, did your country collect any SALW? YES
12.1.How many SALW were collected?
In 2015, 2,894 weapons (firearms) were seized or confiscated and 5,878 weapons (firearms) were found, surrendered or collected.
Furthermore, 88,581 munitions were seized or confiscated and were found, surrendered or collected.
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]