Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Flew, Catherine and Angus Urquhart. 2004 ‘Type of Weapon and Duration of License.’ Strengthening Small Arms controls: An Audit of Small Arms Control Legislation in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa - Eritrea, p. 16. London: Saferworld / SaferAfrica. 1 February
Type of Weapon
International and regional agreements:
Protocol for the GLR and HoA
Art. 3 (c) (ii) and Art. 5 (b) (iii)
Requires the total prohibition of the civilian possession and use of all light weapons and automatic and semi-automatic rifles and machine guns.
Current national legislative controls: -
The national legislation does not conform to the Protocol for the GLR and HoA.
Duration of Licence and Renewal Procedure: -
[GLR = Great lakes region; HoA = Horn of Africa]