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Antigua and Barbuda. 2010 ‘Stockpile Management - 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, pp. 18-20. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations. 1 September

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Stockpile Management - Laws, Regulations and Administrative Procedures

10. Does your country have standards and procedures relating to the management and security of SALW held by the armed forces, police or any other body authorized to hold SALW? YES

10.1. If so, which of the following provisions are included in these standards and procedures (check relevant boxes)?

a) Appropriate locations for stockpiles: YES
b) Physical security measures: YES
c) Control of access to stocks: YES
d) Inventory management and accounting control: YES
e) Staff training: YES
f) Security, accounting and control of SALW held or transported by operational units or authorized personnel: YES
g) Procedures and sanctions in the event of theft or loss: YES
h) Other Surplus: [No response]

10.2. Are there systems in place to conduct reviews stocks of SALW held by armed forces, police and other authorized bodies to identify surplus or obsolete SALW? YES

10.3. How often/frequently are these reviews conducted? Once per year

10.4. When stocks are identified as surplus, what actions does your country take with regard to the surplus (check relevant boxes)?

a) Officially declare as surplus: YES
b) Take out of service: YES
c) Record by type, lot, batch, and serial number: YES
d) Store separately: YES
e) Other: [No response]

10.5. In disposing of the surplus stocks, which of the following methods may be used (check relevant boxes)?
a) Destruction: YES
b) Sale to another State: NO
c) Donation to another State: NO
d) Transfer to another state agency: NO
e) Sale to civilians: NO
f) Sale or transfer to legal entities (e.g. museums, private security companies, etc.): NO
g) Other: Burn

10.5.1. If (a) Destruction is checked for Q.10.5, which of the following methods are used (check relevant boxes)?
i) Burning or melting: YES
ii) Open-pit detonation: NO
iii) Cutting/shredding: NO
iv) Bending/crushing: NO
v) Dumping at sea: NO
vi) Burial on land: NO
vii) Other: [No response]

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q3358

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