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Mexico. 2014 ‘Surplus.’ National Report of Mexico 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, p. 6. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Mexico 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…

10.5. 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: YES
c) Donation to another State: YES
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 Q.10.5, which of the following methods are used (check relevant boxes)?

i) Burning or melting: YES
ii) Open-pit detonation: YES
iii) Cutting/shredding: YES
iv) Bending/crushing: YES
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: Q11175

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