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Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘Origins of Firearm Legislation.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8, p. 58. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March

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The tiny state of Nauru (population 12,000) has perhaps the most idiosyncratic small arms legislation in the Pacific.

A former Australian-administered British protectorate, its Arms and Opium Prohibition Ordinance (1936-1967) bans 'Natives and Chinamen' from possession of firearms, and clearly has not been updated since independence in 1968.

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