Citation(s) from the literature library

Samoa. 2016 ‘International Tracing.’ National Report of Samoa 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 8, pp. 23-24. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Samoa to the United Nations. 17 March

Relevant contents

Section 8: International Tracing

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

22. Does your country have procedures in place to trace SALW? YES

Tracing requests

22.2 Which government agency is responsible for making a tracing request to another country?

The Ministry of Police through the Transnational Crimes Unit utilises the tracing services provided by Interpol.

22.3 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]

22.4 When receiving information related to SALW as a result of your country's tracing request, does your country have procedures in place to ensure that all restrictions placed on its use are respected, and the confidentiality of such information is guaranteed? YES

Responses for tracing requests

22.5 Which government agency is responsible for responding to a tracing request from another country? The Ministry of Police…

Cooperation with INTERPOL

23. 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]

ID: Q12257

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