Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Jamaica. 2016 ‘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. 6. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations. 11 April
18. Does your country have procedures in place to trace SALW? YES
18.1. Which government agency is responsible for making a tracing request to another country?
The Institute of Forensic Science and Legal Medicine is responsible for making tracing requests through ETrace and IBIS.
18.2. What information does the designated agency include in a tracing request? (check relevant boxes)
a) Circumstances under which the SALW was found: YES
b) Reasons why the SALW is considered to be illegal or illicit: YES
c) The intended use of the information being sought: YES
d) Any markings on the SALW: YES
e) Type/calibre of SALW: YES
f) Other: [No response]
19. During the reporting period, has your country cooperated on the issue of tracing SALW with the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)? YES
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]
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