Citation(s) from the literature library

Pakistan. 2012 ‘Stockpile Management.’ National Report of Pakistan 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. 12. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations. 1 January

Relevant contents

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: [No response]


10.2 Are there systems in place to conduct reviews of SALW stocks held by armed forces, police and other authorised entities to identify surplus or obsolete SALW

10.3 How often/frequently are these reviews conducted?
Every six months

10.4 When stocks are identified as surplus, what actions does your country take with regard to the surplus (check relevant boxes)?
a) Officially declare as surplus: YES
b) Take out of service: [No response]
c) Record by type, lot, batch, and serial number: [No response]
d) Store separately: [No response]
e) Other: [No response]

10.5 In disposing of the surplus stocks, which of the following methods may be used (check relevantboxes)?
a) Destruction: YES
b) Sale to another State: [No response]
c) Donation to another State: [No response]
d) Transfer to another state agency: YES
e) Sale to civilians: YES
f) Sale or transfer to legal entities (e.g. museums, private security companies, etc.): [No response]
g) Other: above reply relates to obsolete weapons…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q13119

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