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Brazil. 2005 ‘Combating Groups and Individuals Engaged in Illicit Activities.’ National Report of Brazil 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), p. 7. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations. 11 July
Combating groups and individuals engaged in illicit activities
Federal and State competent authorities have been permanently working to identify groups and individuals engaged in the illegal manufacture, trade, stockpiling, transfer, possession, as well as financing for acquisition of illicit small arms and light weapons, and taking action under national law against such groups.
The CIFTA Convention provides for cooperation in criminal investigations, legal assistance and "controlled delivery" joint operations between Member States. Within the framework of the Convention, Brazil has already designated the specific points of contact for these activities. The number of illicit small arms and light weapons seized by the police has substantially increased.