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Solomon Islands. 2003 ‘Solomon Islands - Inadequate Legislation.’ 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), p. 9. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Solomon Islands to the United Nations. 15 June

Relevant contents

The problem of small arms and light weapons in the Solomon Islands was captured in the statement by H.E. Mr. Vinci Niel Clodumar, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Nauru to the United Nations, speaking on behalf of the member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum Group, on 10 July, 2001:

"The large-scale transfer of automatic military-style weapons is not a problem in the Pacific. Rather, the problems in the region relate to:…

- inadequate legislation to establish effective licensing and registration procedures governing ownership and use of small arms and other non-firearms [and] insufficient facilities for enforcement of this legislation….

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