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Antigua and Barbuda. 2010 ‘Marking and Record Keeping.’ 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 7, pp. 25-26. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations. 1 September

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Marking and Record Keeping

Marking

17. Does your country enforce measures to prevent the manufacture, stockpiling, transfer and possession of any unmarked or inadequately marked SALW? YES

18. Does your country take measures to ensure that all SALW in the possession of
government armed and security forces for their own use are duly marked? NO…

18.2. When government stocks are transferred to civilians or private companies in your territory, are such stocks marked to indicate that your country transferred the stocks? The Government of Antigua and Barbuda does not transfer to civilians or private companies.

19. Does your country encourage manufacturers of SALW to develop measures against the removal or alteration of markings? NO

Record-keeping

20. Does your country have standards and procedures related to keeping of records for all marked SALW in its territory? YES

20.1. What records relating to SALW are kept by the State (e.g. manufacturing, brokering, import and export licences granted, sales to other States, SALW held by State agencies such as the armed forces etc)? Manufacturing, brokering, import and export licences granted, sales

20.2. How long does the State/government keep such records? Over 1 year

20.3. In the event that they go out of business, are companies engaged in SALW activities (e.g. manufacturing, importing, exporting etc) required to submit all records held by them to the government? YES

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q3359

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