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Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘Pacific Small Arms Legislation: Domestic and regional issues.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8, p. 59. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March
Pacific Small Arms Legislation: Domestic and regional issues
States that have recently experienced periods of social or political unrest, such as the Solomon Islands and Fiji, have suspended civilian firearm licensing completely since April 1999 and May 2000 respectively.
In both countries, licensed owners have been required to surrender their arms and ammunition to central armouries. (95)
95) Interviews with Shaun Evans, Law Enforcement Liaison Officer, PIF Secretariat, Suva, 2 April 2002 and Det. Chief Supt. Eddie Sikua, RSIP, Honiara, 30 May 2002.