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Small Arms and Light Weapons: Legal Aspects of National and International Regulations

Proceedings of the UN Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms ... 2001 g (Arms Control & Disarmament Law)

by Erwin Dahinden

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Published by United Nations Pubns .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms negotiation & control,
  • International Law,
  • Public health & safety law,
  • Weapons & equipment

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12893521M
    ISBN 109211010462
    ISBN 109789211010466

    Likewise, though the Manhattan Project required a vast expenditure of resources ($ billion in dollars, roughly one-seventh of the total cost of all bombs, mines, grenades, small arms, tanks, and artillery used in World War II), the costs of nuclear proliferation had been going down.


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[Erwin Dahinden; Julie Dahlitz; Nadia Fischer;]. This publication focuses on some of the challenges and issues that surround the effective control of small arms and light weapons as well as the implementation of existing legal policies. The information contained is adopted from the Workshop on Small Arms and Light Weapons: Legal Aspects of National and International Regulations held in Geneva.

A clear, comprehensive set of laws, regulations, and administrative procedures that covers all aspects of the manufacture, transport, storage, transfer, and disposal of small arms and light weapons is a prerequisite to an effective national response to their illicit proliferation and misuse.

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