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Samoa. 2006 ‘Statement of Samoa to the UNPoA small arms RevCon 2006 - Imports Suspended.’ National Report of Samoa on its Implementation of the United Nations Program of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons In All Its Aspects (UNPoA). New York, NY: Permanent Representative of Samoa to the United Nations. 30 June

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Imports Suspended

Government moved swiftly and decisively to suspend all imports of firearms and ammunition into Samoa. This embargo continues in force to this day.

[Relates Samoa's recent 'wake-up call' on gun crime, a past gun amnesty and weapon destruction with plans for more, firearm import and export bans and tougher penalties for illegal possession].

ID: Q163

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