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Japan. 2010 ‘Stockpile Management and Security.’ National Report of Japan 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); Chapter 3, pp. 13-14. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations. 1 January

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3. Stockpile management and security

SALW held by the Self Defence Forces have to be kept in rocked storages [sic.] and their types and serial numbers need to be checked on a daily basis.

SALW held by police have to be recorded on files whenever being taken out from and put back into storages.

SALW held by civilians licensed by the Prefectural Public Safety Commissions have to be kept at lockers for the guns use only, submitted to police offices for inspection every year, and recorded both at prefectural and national levels.

SALW held by the Correction Bureau and the Immigration Bureau of the Ministry of
Justice have to be kept in locked storages, and the management status of the SALW has to be made clear at all times by the books regarding the management of it.

[SALW = small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q1682

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