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Liberia. 2016 ‘Institutional Arrangements.’ Firearms and Ammunition Control Act; Part I (Art. 1.4), p. 8. Monrovia: Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 11 July

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(a) The Liberian National Police (LNP), in collaboration with the Commission, shall be the sole law enforcement agency responsible for the registration, licensing and control of small arms, ammunition and other related materials in and throughout the Republic of Liberia. For this purpose the LNP shall create a Small Arms Control Unit in the LNP with responsibility for the registration, tracking and control of small arms and ammunition. The Small Arms Control Unit shall be decentralised and represented in every country for easy access for registration, licensing and tracking.

(b) The Director shall provide the Commission with quarterly reports of activities on the registration and licensing of small arms, ammunition and other related materials.

(c) The Director shall make a detailed monthly report to the Minister of Justice and the Commission (through its Chairman) regarding the import, export, sale, purchase, transfer, manufacture, repair, possession and any crimes linked to the use of small arms and light weapons, ammunition and other related materials to enable the Chairman of the Commission to initiate effective policies for small arms control.

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