Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Solomon Islands. 2004 ‘Stockpile Management and Security.’ National Report of the Solomon Islands 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 5, p. 15. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Solomon Islands to the United Nations. 1 November
5. Stockpile Management and Security
iii) How are those stocks of SALW held by armed forces, police and other authorized bodies that are surplus to requirements identified?
Although the below procedures are still current the International Assistance Mission are the only authorized bodies in possession of SALW. All identification requirements are internal procedures of the international assistance mission.
Royal Solomon Islands Police (RSIP) Firearms Policy identification procedures stipulate the numbering of all firearms on the inside rear of the butt-stock (right-handed use), with yellow numbers measuring 8 cm on a black background. All numbers are to be recorded against serial numbers in the Police Weapons Register.
[SALW = small arms and light weapons]