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Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘Pacific Small Arms Legislation: Domestic and regional issues.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8, p. 59. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March

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Three Pacific countries - Nauru, Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands - have banned civilian firearm ownership completely.

Note: the Marshall Islands grant a small number of exemptions 'on the basis of genuine need'. Thirty licences, for .22 calibre rifles and below only, are issued under exemption for the purpose of 'killing sharks and pigs'.

ID: Q291

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