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Oman. 2010 ‘Control of Weapons Depots.’ National Report of Oman 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); Section IX, p. 3. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Oman to the United Nations. 1 January

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IX. Control of Weapons Depots

1. Weapons are stored in military and security service depots that meet all conditions required for the safe storage of weapons.

2. The authorities employ guards who have been thoroughly trained in the protection of weapons depots and emergency response.

3. The quantity, type, serial number and distinguishing marks of each weapon in every depot are registered and documented; special surveillance equipment is used to protect depots.

4. Periodic unannounced inspections are performed by specialized committees in order to ensure that proper safety and storage procedures are being followed.

5. Annual inventories are performed in order to verify the stock and transfer activity of depots.

6. Seized, confiscated or surplus weapons are melted down.

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