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Burundi. 2014 ‘Collection.’ National Report of Burundi 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. 5-6. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Burundi to the United Nations. 1 January

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Section 6: Confiscation, Seizure and Collection

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?

The CNAP collected from January to December 2013 a total of 77 assault rifles, 16 pistols… 217 magazines, 3,046 cartridges (which include arms voluntary surrendered, seizures of the police, weapons found in nature).

14.3. What action was taken with respect to the SALW found, seize 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: [No response]

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons; CNAP = National Commission for the fight against the proliferation of small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q12615

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