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Mtonga, Robert. 2004 ‘National Firearm Stockpiles: State-owned firearms - Zambia.’ Hide and Seek: Taking Account of Small Arms in Southern Africa, p. 285. Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies. 1 October

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The Zambia Police Firearms Registry maintains the database for state-owned small arms and light weapons, which are stored in designated warehouses under the custody of the police and armed forces. Information from the Firearms Registry database about the state armoury are protected under the State Secrets Act, to which only senior authorised personnel have access. Firearms Registry personnel declined to release details of state stockpiles to researchers, alleging that only the President has the power to do so.(9)


9) Interview with Jones Tilimboyi, Chief Registrar, Firearms Registry, Zambia Police Headquarters, Lusaka, 18 May 2003.

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