Citation(s) from the literature library

Jamaica. 2008 ‘Implementation of the International Tracing Instrument (ITI).’ National Report of Jamaica on its Implementation of the International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons, p. 2. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations. 1 March

Relevant contents

The Jamaica Customs Department has a listing of the serial numbers of all SALW entering the country at the ports of entry.

Brokers, Government law enforcement officers or individuals who import, must apply for a license to hold these weapons.

The Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA), the agency delegated to issue firearm licenses, has the serial numbers of all weapons brought into the country and details of the owners.

Similarly, the armoury divisions of both the police and military maintain their own lists of serial numbers of all weapons in the possession of there respective officers.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

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