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Kenya. 2012 ‘Brokering.’ National Report of Kenya 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). Nairobi: Permanent Mission of Kenya to the United Nations. 1 March

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Brokering

8. Does your country have laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures governing brokering of SALW? YES

8.1 List laws and/or administrative procedures regulating SALW brokering in your country.

Cap 114 Laws of Kenya does not allow brokerage and there are no brokers in Kenya.

8.1.1 Are those laws and procedures part of the national arms export control system? NO

8.4 Does your country have measures to validate the authenticity of documentation submitted by the broker? NO

8.5 Is it a criminal offence in your country to engage in a SALW brokering transaction without a licence or authorisation, or to do so in a manner that is in contradiction to the terms of a licence or authorisation, in your country? YES

8.6 Does your country allow for sharing with other States such information as the disbarment of brokers and revocation of registration? YES

8.7 Does your country regulate activities that are closely associated with the brokering of SALW? YES

8.7.1 If so which of the following activities are regulated when undertaken in connection with the brokering of SALW (check relevant boxes)?

a) Acting as dealers or agents: YES
b) Providing technical assistance - YES
c) Training: YES
d) Transport: YES
e) Freight forwarding: YES
f) Storage: YES
g) Finance: YES
h) Insurance: YES
i) Maintenance: YES
j) Security: YES

8.8 What penalties or sanctions does your country impose for illegal brokering activities? Will be treated like any other case of a dealer that deals with a licence or illegal dealership.

Actions taken during the reporting period

8.9 During the reporting period, was action taken against groups or individuals engaged in illegal brokering (e.g. prosecution)? NO

International Assistance

9. Does your country wish to request assistance in developing laws, regulations and/or administrative procedures to regulate SALW brokering? YES

9.1 What kind of assistance do you require?

Funding for developing laws, regulations and administrative procedure. Also require technical support in terms of training.

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q6865

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