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Liberia. 2014 ‘International Transfers.’ National Report of Liberia 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. 6-7. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Liberia to the United Nations. 1 January

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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

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

Liberia is commited to the International Tracing Instrument (ITI), United Nations Programme of Action (UNPoA) and the ECOWAS Convention on SALW, the executive order # 34 which is an extension of the total ban on Firearms and Ammunitions, and the National Commission on Small Arms law.

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…

6.5. 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: NO
b) Other types of end-user documentation: Liberia do not export arms…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons; ECOWAS = Economic Community of West African States]

ID: Q12925

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