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NCJ Number: 184823 Find in a Library
Title: Revised Draft Protocol Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition, Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime
Corporate Author: United Nations
Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of a Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime
Austria
Date Published: December 17, 1999
Page Count: 32
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
New York, NY 10017
United Nations
Vienna,
Publication Number: A/AC.254/4/Add.2/Rev.3
Sale Source: United Nations
New York, NY 10017
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This is a revised draft "Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition," supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime.
Abstract: The revised draft presents several options for most Articles, but the States Parties agreed that: "The provisions of this Protocol shall not be construed or applied either directly or indirectly to undermine the inalienable right to self-determination of peoples struggling against colonial or other forms of alien domination and foreign occupation..." With a view to combating the illegal activities of criminal organizations in the area of the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, ammunition, and other related materials, as well as their use for facilitating unlawful enterprises, the purpose of this Protocol is to promote and facilitate cooperation among States Parties to prevent, combat, and eradicate the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, ammunition and other related materials. The document contains definitions, purpose, and scope of the protocol and information on its implementation. Notes
Main Term(s): Crime prevention measures
Index Term(s): Ammunition; Firearms; Firearms identification; Illicit firearms; International agreements; International cooperation; Organized crime; United Nations standards; World criminology
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