Citation(s) from the literature library

Flew, Catherine and Angus Urquhart. 2004 ‘Seizure, Disposal and Enforcement.’ Strengthening Small Arms Controls: An Audit of Small Arms Control Legislation in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa - Sudan, p. 12. London: Saferworld / SaferAfrica. 1 February

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Seizure, Disposal and Enforcement

The national legislation conforms to some of the provisions of the regional and international agreements:

- Provisions exist for the state authorities to seize and confiscate those small arms with respect to which a contravention of the provisions of the Act has been committed.

- Premises and possessions used to facilitate the contravention of the Act may also be confiscated.

- The licensing authorities may demand the production of licences for the possession of small arms and may inspect warehouse registers.

However, fundamental absences include:

- No provisions for the disposal or destruction of small arms.

- No controls relating to the re-activation of de-activated small arms.

ID: Q5162

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