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Nicaragua. 2012 ‘Stockpile Management.’ National Report of Nicaragua 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. 12-13. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Nicaragua to the United Nations. 1 January

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10. Does your country have standards and procedures relating to the management and security of SALW held by the armed forces, police or any oilier entity authorised to hold SALW? YES

10.1 If so, which of the following provisions are included in these standards and procedures (check relevant boxes)?

a) Appropriate locations for stockpiles: YES
b) Physical security measures: YES
c) Control of access to stocks: YES
d) Inventory management and accounting control: YES
e) Staff training: YES
f) Security, accounting and control of SALW held or transported by operational units or authorised personnel: YES
g) Procedures and sanctions in the event of theft or loss: YES
h) Other: [No response]

Surplus

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…

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

a) Destruction: YES
b) Sale to another State: [No response]
c) Donation to another State: [No response]
d) Transfer to another state agency: [No response]
e) Sale to civilians: [No response]
f) Sale or transfer to legal entities (e.g. museums, private security companies, etc.): [No response]
g) Other: [No response]

10.5.1 If (a) Destruction is checked for in Q.l0.5, which of the following methods are used (check relevant boxes)?

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

10.6 During the reporting period, has your country destroyed surplus stocks? NO

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q11058

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