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Papua New Guinea. 2012 ‘Brokering.’ National Report of Papua New Guinea 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 4, p. 3. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Papua New Guinea to the United Nations. 1 January

Relevant contents

Section 4: Brokering

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

8. Does your country have laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures governing brokering of SALW? YES

8.1. List laws and/or administrative procedures regulating SALW brokering in your country.

Firearms (Amendment) Act 1996 and Firearms Dealers Act…

8.2. Does your country require registration of SALW brokers? YES

8.3 Does your country require a licence, permit or other authorisation for each brokering transaction? YES…

8.3.3 What are the criteria for granting a licence, permit or other authorisation?

Refer Firearms (Amendment) Act 1996, s9 (a); (b)(i)(ii); (c)(i)(ii)(iii)…

8.5 Is it a criminal offence in your country to engage in a SALW brokering transaction without a licence or authorisation, or to do so in a manner that is in contradiction to the terms of a license or authorisation? YES…

8.8 What penalties or sanctions does your country impose for illegal brokering activities?

Refer Firearms (Amendment) Act 1996 s8

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

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