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Germany. 2012 ‘Confiscation and Seizure.’ National Report of Germany 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. 6-5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations. 2 April

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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?

During the reporting period, a total of 5,089 small arms and 4 light infantry weapons were seized and confiscated by the Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt, BKA) Specifically, these weapons were as follow:

- 3,199 revolvers and;
- self-loading pistols: 1,695
- rifles and carbines: 106
- submachine guns: 54
- assault rifles: 35
- light machine guns: 4 Hand-held under-barrel grenade launchers…

The Federal Customs seized and confiscated 327 SALW…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12702

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