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Jamaica. 2014 ‘Tracing.’ National Report of Jamaica 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) and the International Tracing Instrument (ITI); Section 8, p. 20. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations. 1 January

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Tracing

22. Does your country have procedures in place to trace SALW? NO…

Responses for tracing requests

22.5 Which government agency is responsible for responding to a tracing request from another country?

Forensic Science Laboratory and the National Intelligence Bureau, Jamaica Constabulary Force

22.6 During the reporting period, how many tracing requests did your country receive?

A total of One Thousand One Hundred and Ninety-seven (1197) tracing requests to include responses over the period January 2012 to January 2014. In 2012 two hundred and thirty-four (234), in 2013 five hundred and thirty-six (536) and in 2014 four hundred and twenty-seven (427) requests were recieved by the relevant authorities….

International assistance

24. Does your country wish to request assistance in developing procedures to trace SALW? YES

24.1 What kind of assistance do you require?

Improve on the country's ability to conduct traces/tracing activities in jurisdictions other than the United States…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q11042

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