Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
New Zealand. 2012 ‘Stockpile Management.’ 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 5, p. 5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of New Zealand to the United Nations. 1 January
Section 5: Stockpile Management
Laws, regulations and administrative procedures
10. Does your country have standards and procedures relating to the management and security of SALW held by the armed forces, police or any other entity authorised to hold SALW? YES
10.1. If so, which of the following provisions are included in these standards and procedures (check relevant boxes)?
a) Appropriate locations for stockpiles: YES
b) Physical security measures: YES
c) Control of access to stocks: YES
d) Inventory management and accounting control: YES
e) Staff training: YES
f) Security, accounting and control of SALW held or transported by operational units or authorised personnel: YES
g) Procedures and sanctions in the event of theft or loss: YES
h) Other: At the unit level, registers are kept of every item; an individual is assigned responsibility for each weapon, and for the armoury in which it is kept. Keys are controlled and the armouries or containers themselves are constructed and locked in accordance with recognised practice.
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]