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Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘Import and Export Laws in Pacific States.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8 (Table 4.4), p. 68. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March

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Table 4.4: - Cook Islands

Importation prohibited since 1992, except for police or defence personnel; and the replacement of existing licensed firearms with the same or lesser calibre.(152)

Governor-General may by Order in Council prohibit the export of arms, and of materials that may be used in the manufacture of arms. Persons leaving the Cook Islands must surrender registration certificate to police.(154)

Sources cited:

152) Personal correspondence with Pira Wichman, Commissioner of Police, Cook Islands, 10 May 2002
154) Cook Islands Arms Ordinance (1954) No. 3, Sec. 22

ID: Q414

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