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Fiji. 2016 ‘International Transfers.’ National Report of the Republic of Fiji 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. 5-6. New York NY: Permanent Mission of the Republic of Fiji to the United Nations. 13 September

Relevant contents

Section 3: International Transfers

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

6. Does your country have laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW? YES

Licensing and authorisation

6.1. List laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW.

Export: Arms and Ammunition Act 2003…

Import: Import licences are necessary for the legal importation of arms or ammunition…

Under s 27 of the Act, the import of fully-automatic weapons is prohibited…

S 106 of the Customs Regulations (empowered by s 191 of the Customs Act) states:

(1) Every person importing firearms or ammunition in his baggage shall deliver the firearms or ammunition to the proper officer for detention until he receives the necessary permit to enable delivery to be taken of such firearms or ammunition. The proper officer shall issue to every such person a receipt for the firearms or ammunition left in his charge.
(2) Every person who contravenes any of the provisions of this regulation shall be guilty of an offence"…

Retransfer: There are not any legislated requirements under the Arms and Ammunition Act 2003.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12394

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