Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Jamaica. 2014 ‘International Transfers.’ 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 3, p. 6. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations. 1 January
6. Does your country have laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW? YES
6.1 List laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW.
The Firearms Act. However the Act does not have any provision for transit or retransfer but adequately address transshipment
6.2 Does a person or an entity who transfers SALW require a licence or other form of authorisation to transfer SALW from/into your country? YES
6.3 Is it a criminal offence to trade SALW without a licence or authorisation, or to do so in a manner that is in contradiction to the terms of a licence or authorisation, in your country? YES
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]