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Ecuador. 2006 ‘Stockpile Management and Security (Gestión y Seguridad de los Arsenales).’ National Report of Ecuador 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); A, 5-ii, iii, p. 5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations. 1 February

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5. Gestión y Seguridad de los Arsenales

ii) ¿Con que asiduidad son inspeccionados los stocks de SALW en posesión de las fuerzas armadas, la policia y otros cuerpos autorizados?

- Los stock de SALW de las fuerzas armadas son inspeccionados anualmente

iii) ¿Cómo se identifican aquellos stocks de SALW en posesión de las fuerzas armadas, la policia y otros cuerpos autorizados que superan las necesidades reales?

- No existen stocks que superen las necesidades reales

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Translated content:

5. Stockpile Management and Security

ii) How often are stocks of SALW held by armed forces, police and other authorised bodies reviewed?

- Following 90 days of the date of apprehension, all the weapons, ammunition and explosives which were seized are destroyed.

iii) How are those stocks of SALW held by armed forces, police and other authorised bodies that are surplus to requirements identified?

- There are no stocks that exceed actual requirements.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q5761

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