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Jamaica. 2014 ‘Surplus.’ National Report of Jamaica 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) and the International Tracing Instrument (ITI); Section 5, pp. 13-14. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations. 1 January

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10.2 Are there systems in place to conduct reviews of SALW stocks held by armed forces, police and other authorised entities to identify surplus or obsolete SALW: YES

10.3 How often/frequently are these reviews conducted?

Infrequently, however, an audit of the stockpiles of the police force is currently being conducted with this objective in view.

10.4 When stocks are identified as surplus, what actions does your country take with regard to the surplus (check relevant boxes)?

a) Officially declare as surplus: [No response]
b) Take out of service: [No response]
c) Record by type, lot, batch, and serial number: [No response]
d) Store separately: [No response]
e) Other: Jamaica has never been in a position where it has found itself with surplus firearms.

10.5 In disposing of the surplus stocks, which of the following methods may be used (check relevant boxes)?

a) Destruction: YES…

10.5.1 If (a) Destruction is checked for Q.10.5, which of the following methods are used (check relevant boxes)?

i) Burning or melting: YES
ii) Open-pit detonation: [No response]
iii) Cutting/Schredding: YES
iv) Bending/crushing: [No response]
v) Dumping at sea: [No response]
vi) Burial on land: [No response]
vii) Other: [No response]

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q11051

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