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Antigua and Barbuda. 2010 ‘Brokering - Laws, Regulations and Administrative Procedures.’ National Report of Antigua and Barbuda 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) and the International Tracing Instrument; Section 4, pp. 15-17. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations. 1 September

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Brokering - Laws, Regulations and Administrative Procedures

8. Does your country have laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures governing brokering of SALW? YES

8.1 List laws and/or administrative procedures regulating SALW brokering in your country: Firearms Act., Vol. 4 Chp. 171 - Laws of Antigua and Barbuda, revised edition 1992

8.1.1 Are those laws and procedures part of the national export control system? YES

8.2. Does your country require registration of SALW brokers? YES

8.3. Does your country require a licence, permit or other authorization for each brokering transaction? YES

8.3.2 Are there exceptions to the requirement to hold a licence or authorization for a brokering transaction? Yes

8.3.1 Are such applications for a licence, permit or other authorization considered for approval on a case-by-case basis? YES

8.3.2 Are there exceptions to the requirement to hold a licence or authorization for a brokering transaction? YES

8.3.3 What are the criteria for granting a licence, permit or other authorization? Application to the Commissioner of Police and the Ministry of Trade

8.4. Does your country have measures to validate the authenticity of documentation submitted by the broker? YES

8.5. Is it a criminal offence to engage in a SALW brokering transaction without a licence or authorization, or to do so in a manner that is in contradiction to the terms of a licence or authorization, in your country? YES

8.6. Does your country share with other States such information as the disbarment of brokers and revocation of registration? YES

8.7. Does your country regulate activities that are closely associated with the brokering of SALW? YES

8.7.1. If so which of the following activities are regulated (check relevant boxes)?
a) acting as dealers or agents in SALW: YES
b) Providing technical assistance: YES
c) Training: YES
d) Transport: YES
e) Freight forwarding: [No response]
f) Storage: YES
g) Finance: [No response]
h) Insurance: [No response]
i) Maintenance: YES
j) Security: YES
k) Other services: [No response]

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

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