Citation(s) from the literature library

Fiji. 2004 ‘Manufacture, Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing.’ National Report of Fiji 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), pp. 9-10. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations. 1 July

Relevant contents

Legislation, Regulations, Administrative Procedures [p. 3]

Fiji does not have a weapon manufacturing industry. All unmarked weapons, if found can subject the possessor to severe penalties. The Commissioner of Police conducts an annual reconciliation exercise between the record of weapons in his possession and the owner's of these weapons. All unmarked or inadequately marked SALW are confiscated c.f. Arms and Ammunition Act 2003, s.7….

Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing [pp. 9, 10]

Fiji has never issued a license to a manufacturer simply because it does not have the industrial base to manufacture firearms and ammunition. However, S 10(6) of the Act imposes obligation on "arms dealer" for the marking on the arms and ammunition and other relevant information like the date of sale and the name of the address of the purchase…

All weapons records are kept in a central register by the military and police and are reconciled periodically.

ID: Q440

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