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New Zealand. 2012 ‘International Transfers - Licensing and Authorisation.’ National Report of New Zealand 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 3, pp. 2-3. New York NY: Permanent Mission of New Zealand to the United Nations. 1 January

Relevant contents

Section 3: International Transfers

Licensing and authorisation

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 …

6.5 What kind of documentation does your country require prior to authorising an export of SALW to another country?

a) An end-user certificate (EUC) from the importing country: YES

i) What elements does an end-user certificate in your country contain (check relevant boxes)?

1) Detailed description (type, quantity, characteristics) of the SALW or technology: YES
2) Contract number or order reference and date: YES
3) Final destination country: YES
4) Description of the end-use of the SALW: YES
5) Exporter‟s details (name, address and business name): YES
6) End-user information (name, position, full address and original signature): YES
7) Information on other parties involved in the transaction: [No response]
8) Certification by the relevant government authorities of the authenticity of the end-user: [No response]
9) Date of issue: YES
10) Other: [No response]

b) Other types of end-user documentation

An import permit. An end user certificate would be required for military weapons being exported to military or security/police forces…[A]ll SALW exported from New Zealand require a permit. Applicants for a permit must provide details of the type, calibre, quantity, serial numbers, manufacturer, country of manufacture, and importer's details as part of the application process…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12260

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