Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Solomon Islands. 2004 ‘Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing.’ National Report of the Solomon Islands 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 9, p. 17. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Solomon Islands to the United Nations. 1 November
9. Marking, Record Keeping and Tracing
i) Does your country require licensed manufacturers of SALW to apply an appropriate and reliable marking on each weapon as an integral part of the production process?
Solomon Islands does not manufacture SALW, however, Firearms and Ammunition Act, Section 9(1) requires the licensing officer to whom an application for a licence is made to ensure that the firearm concerned is marked with the prescribed mark or number in such a way as to not damage the firearm….
iv) How does this marking otherwise allow concerned authorities to identify and trace the relevant weapon?
vi) What national measures exist for tracing SALW held and issued by the State?
[SALW = small arms and light weapons]