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South Sudan. 2011 ‘Section 12: Interim Control Measures.’ Southern Sudan Demobilisation,Disarmament and Re-Integration Commission Act, 2011; Chapter II, p. 6. Juba: Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly. 7 July

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12. Interim Control Measures

The Commission shall adopt a plan for interim control measures based on the following Pillars:

(a) legal amnesty for current illegal weapons holders by law or decree;

(b) promoting registration of small arms held by community members across Southern Sudan, and accreditations as a weapons controlled communities;

(c) removal and destruction of illegal light weapons from civilians and communities as well as the identification of UXO and unsafe ammunitions;

(d) proper storage of registered small arms and ammunitions in secure standardized community arsenal under a dual-key containment system to be verified by joint SSDDRC, UNMIS, police and SPLA on monthly basis;

(e) democratic selection, training and equipping of eligible community members to form Auxiliary community police service;

(f) establishment of graded incentives to be given to holders of weapons including token individual incentives to draw multiple weapons to encourage the target groups (arms holders);

(g) collection and destruction of illegal, un-licensable weapons in accordance with timeline all over Southern Sudan and other areas;

(h) verification and declaration of weapons free community status as the GoSS policy; and

(i) end of the amnesty period and prosecution waiver, and implementation of law and order, including arrest by police and prosecution in cases of noncompliance with arms and ammunition policy.

[SSDDRC = Southern Sudan Demobilisation,Disarmament and Re-Integration Commission; UNMIS = United Nations Missions in Sudan; SPLA = Sudan People's Liberation Army; GoSS = Government of Southern Sudan]

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