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Dominican Republic. 2008 ‘Tracing (Rastreo).’ National Report of the Dominican Republic 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); Chapter A, III-6, p. 12. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations. 1 June

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Rastreo

La República dominicana está de acuerdo con el intercambio de información mediante un adecuado marcaje de las armas de fuego y su posterior registro en una base de datos.

Se encuentra en etapa final la implementación de una base de datos de huellas balísticas con el sistema IBISTRAX en la Policía Nacional, con el objetivo de registrar las armas de la República Dominicana, tanto en manos de la población civil como de uso oficial, para que le sirva de soporte al Ministerio Público e investigaciones criminales.

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Tracing

The Dominican Republic is in agreement with the exchange of information through appropriate marking of firearms and their subsequent registration in a database.

The National Police database for ballistic fingerprinting is now in operation. It uses the IBISTRAX system and aims to register all firearms in the Dominican Republic, including those in the hands of civilians and in official use, which serves as a support to the Public Prosecutors and criminal investigators.

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