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Uganda. 2006 ‘Stockpile Management and Security.’ National Report of Uganda 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 5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Uganda to the United Nations. 1 July

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5. Stockpile management and Security

The Guidelines for the Development of the National Policy and Review of Legislation incorporate the Best Practice Guidelines on Stockpile Management and Security, for the Implementation of the Nairobi Protocol. These Guidelines form the basis for the development and review of national standards and procedures for the management and security of SALW stocks held by armed forces, police or authorized bodies, which is to be carried out as soon as the National Policy is approved by Government.

According to the Best Practice Guidelines, the elements of Stockpile Management Guidelines included, joint planning and forecasting, acquisition, stockpile security, maintenance of the stockpile, marking, recordkeeping, accountability, loss and theft, emergency procedures, training and disposal. The elements that constitute Stockpile Security Guidelines include, regulations for stockpile locations, transport security measures, access control measures, inventory management and accounting control procedures, and sanctions to be applied in the event of loss or theft.

[SALW = small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q2456

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