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Samoa. 2016 ‘Confiscation, Seizure & Collection.’ National Report of Samoa 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); Section 6, pp. 17-18. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Samoa to the United Nations. 17 March

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Section 6: Confiscation, Seizure and Collection

Confiscation and seizure

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?

Approximately 100 in 2006 and approximately 322 in 2015.

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: YES
c) Registered or recorded: YES
d) Destroyed: YES
e) Other: [No response]…

Collection

14. During the reporting period, did your country collect any SALW? YES

14.1 What was the nature of the collection exercise?

a) Buyback programme for civilian-held SALW: [No response]
b) Weapons amnesty for civilian-held SALW: YES
c) Disarmament, Demobilization & Reintegration (DDR): YES
d) Weapons for Development (WfD) programme: [No response]

14.2 How many SALW were collected?

Samoa held a Firearms Amnesty in 2006 from which approximately 100 SALW were collected. Recently in 2015 it held another Firearms Amnesty and collected approximately 322 SALW.

14.3 What action was taken with respect to the SALW collected (check relevant boxes)?

a) Stored securely pending further action: YES
b) Marked: YES
c) Registered or recorded: YES
d) Destroyed: YES
e) Other: [No response]…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12255

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