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Nicaragua. 2012 ‘Confiscation and Seizure.’ 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 6, p. 14. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Nicaragua to the United Nations. 1 January

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13. During the reporting period, has your country found, seized or confiscated any SALW under its jurisdiction? YES

13.1 How many SALW were found, seized or confiscated?

En el periodo se incautaron 5,031 armas ilegales

13.2 What action was taken with respect to the SALW found, seized or confiscated (check relevant boxes)?

a) Stored securely pending further action: YES
b) Marked: [No response]
c) Registered or recorded: YES
d) Destroyed: YES
e) Other: Este lote de armas estan dispuesta para su destrucción, mediante la fundición, para lo cual se requiere la adquisición de horno y almacén de maxima seguridad.

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Translated content:

13.1 How many SALW were found, seized or confiscated?

5031 illegal weapons were confiscated in the period.

13.2 What action was taken with respect to the SALW found, seized or confiscated (check relevant boxes)?

e) Other: The confiscated firearms are prepared for their destruction by melting, which requires a special oven and a maximum security storage site.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q11065

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