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Fiji. 2008 ‘Marking, Recordkeeping 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); Part 9, p. 6. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations. 1 January

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9. Marking, Recordkeeping and Tracing

iv) How does [the] marking otherwise allow concerned authorities to identify
and trace the relevant weapon?

For foreign manufactured small arms the registration numbers are indented in three places on the weapon which is unique to every weapon and the place of manufacture.

vi) What national measures exist for tracing SALW held and issued by the

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

vii) Please give details of any steps taken by your country to cooperate in tracing illicit SALW, including the strengthening of mechanisms based on the exchange of relevant information.

Fiji participates in the regional organizations for Police, Customs, Immigration and Lawyers and corroborates with them in tracing illicit weapons.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

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