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Nicaragua. 2008 ‘Tracing.’ National Report of Nicaragua 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. 5-6. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Nicaragua to the United Nations. 31 March

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Tracing

The National Archive Division is responsible for tracing arms through a database containing records of all firearms used in the commission of a crime and/or stolen, as reported by the victims.

The Division of Administrative Police Services operates a database on firearms containing information obtained from permit applications filed by natural and legal persons.

At the international level, the National Police consults with INTERPOL on crimes involving natural and legal persons and firearms with a view to obtaining relevant information.

The National Police has developed a working method for obtaining information called the "investigative measures system". The Weapons Bureau uses the system to obtain information on weapons in circulation and to identify legal and illegal arms and individuals engaged in the illicit trafficking of firearms …

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