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Venezuela. 2006 ‘Collection and Disposal (Incautación y Eliminación).’ National Report of Venezuela 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); A, 6-iii, iv, vi, pp. 8-9. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Venezuela to the United Nations. 23 March

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Incautación y Eliminación

iii) ¿Qué medidas nacionales existen para salvaguardar dichos stocks antes de su
eliminación?

- Articulo 6 ordinal 3 de la Ley para el desarme: Las armas de guerra que no estén en posesión del Estado serán decomisadas y pasadas al parque Nacional (Quedan como medida cautelar en depósito en el Parque Nacional de la Dirección de Armamento de la Fuerza Armada Nacional (Las Armas de Guerra no se Destruyen).

iv) Sujeto a las excepciones establecidas en el párrafo II.16 del Programa de Acción de NU, ¿son destruidas todas las SALW confiscadas, aprehendidas o incautadas?

- Mediante actos públicos de destrucción

vi) Facilite detalles de cualquier información sobre SALW confiscadas o destruidas dentro de su jurisdicción que haya sido remitida a las organizaciones regionales o internacionales correspondientes.

- Todos los avances realizados por Venezuela, han sido remitidos por La Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela, a través del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores.

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Collection and Disposal

iii) What national measures exist to safeguard such stocks [of SALW] prior to their disposal?

- Article 6, paragraph 3, of the Law for disarmament: weapons of war that are not in the possession of the State shall be confiscated and passed to the National Park (as a precautionary measure remain deposited in the National Park Directorate of Armaments of the Armed Forces (National Weapons of War are not destroyed).

iv) Subject to the exceptions set out in paragraph II.16 of the UN Programme of Action, are all confiscated, seized or collected SALW destroyed?

- They are destroyed in public acts.

vi) Please give details of any information on SALW confiscated or destroyed within your jurisdiction that is submitted to relevant regional and international organizations.

- All progress made by Venezuela has been submitted through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q5801

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