1. Does your State maintain a national system for controlling or regulating:

[ Articles 3, 4, 5.2, 8, 9, and 10 ]

Export Yes
Import Yes
Transit / Transshipment by land
Transit / Transshipment by sea
Transit / Transshipment by air
Brokering No
2. For which activities does your State maintain a national control list of conventional arms:

[ Articles 2.2 and 5.2 ]

Export
Import
Transit / Transshipment
Brokering
3. Does your national control list cover the following:

[ Articles 2.1, 3, 4, and 5.2 ]

Battle tanks [Article 2.1] Do not know
Armored combat vehicles [Article 2.1] Do not know
Large-caliber artillery systems [Article 2.1] Do not know
Combat aircraft [Article 2.1] Do not know
Attack helicopters [Article 2.1] Do not know
Warships [Article 2.1] Do not know
Missiles and missile launchers [Article 2.1] Do not know
Small arms and light weapons [Article 2.1] Do not know
Ammunition / Munitions for the above items [Article 3] Do not know
Parts and components requiring control for the above items [Article 4] Do not know
4. Is/are your national control list(s) publicly available?

[ Article 5.3 ]

1) If yes, please provide a copy or link to where your control list is made publicly available 2) If no, please provide a copy of your control list or provide information on the additional items that are covered
4a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
5. Are the controlled items defined?

[ Article 5.3 ]

1) if yes, which definition(s) do you use? (e.g. Wassenaar, United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, National definitions, etc.)
1. Is the control of arms exports established in national legislation?

[ Article 5.5 ]

Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for implementing controls on arms exports?

[ Article 5.5 ]

3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

4. Does your State take measures to ensure that all authorizations are detailed and issued prior to export?

[ Article 7.5 ]

If yes, what measures does your State take to ensure that all authorizations are detailed and issued prior to export?
5. Can your State reassess an authorization if your State becomes aware of new and relevant information?

[ Article 7.7 ]

5a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
6. Does your State maintain records of arms export authorizations?

[ Article 12.1 ]

Do not know
6a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
7. For how many years are records maintained?

[ Articles 12.1 and 12.4 ]

8. What information do the records contain?

[ Article 12.3 ]

Quantity
Value
Model / Type
Importing State
End-User
Other (specify below)
8a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
9. Does your State maintain records of actual arms exports?

[ Article 12.1 ]

Do not know
9a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
10. For how many years are records maintained?

[ Articles 12.1 and 12.4 ]

11. What information do the records contain?

[ Article 12.3 ]

Quantity
Value
Model/ Type
Importing State
End-User
Transit/ transshipment State(s)
Other (specify below)
12. Please provide any other information on export practices you would like to share.
1. Is the regulation of arms imports established in national legislation?

[ Article 8.2 ]

Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for regulating arms imports?

[ Article 5.5 ]

3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

4. What measures does your State take to regulate imports?

[ Article 8.1 ]

There is legislation, administrative procedures and enforcement/regulatory actions in place by agents of the State.
5. Does your State have measures in place to ensure that appropriate and relevant information is available to exporting States as part of their export assessment process?

[ Articles 8.1 and 11.3 ]

No
5a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
6. Does your State maintain records of arms imports?

[ Article 12.2 ]

Yes
6a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
7. For how many years are records maintained?

[ Articles 12.2 and 12.4 ]

There is no stipulation prescribed in law for this activity, however, in practice files are kept for a minimum of five (5) years
8. What information do the records contain?

[ Article 12.3 ]

Quantity
Value
Model / type
Exporting State
Transit / transshipment State(s)
Other (please specify below)
9. Please provide any other information on import practices you would like to share.
1. Is the regulation of transit and/or transshipment established in national legislation?

[ Article 9 ]

If yes, please provide the definition of transit and/or transshipment in your national legislation Yes
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for regulating arms transit and/or transshipment?

[ Article 5.5 ]

3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

4. What measures does your State take to regulate transit and/or transshipment under its jurisdiction?

[ Article 9 ]

5. Does your State maintain records of arms that are authorized to transit and/or transship territory under its jurisdiction?

[ Articles 12.2 and 12.4 ]

5a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
6. For how many years are records maintained?

[ Article 12.4 ]

7. What information do the records contain?

[ Article 12.3 ]

Quantity
Value
Model / Type
Exporting State
Importing State
Transit / Transshipment
End-User
Other (please specify below)
7a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
8. Please provide any other information on transit and/or transshipment practices you would like to share.
1. Is the regulation of arms brokering established in national legislation?

[ Article 10 ]

If yes, please provide the definition of brokering used in your national legislation No
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
This is an area for proposed legislative action
2. Which Ministry/ies or government agency/ies is/are responsible for implementing controls on arms brokering?

[ Article 5.5 ]

3. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

4. Does your State take measures to regulate brokering taking place under your jurisdiction?

[ Article 10 ]

If yes, what measures does your State take to regulate brokering taking place under your jurisdiction? Do not know
5. Please provide any other information on brokering practices you would like to share.
1. Does your State prohibit transfers of conventional arms:

[ Article 6 ]

If the transfer would violate obligations under measures adopted by the United Nations Security Council acting under Chapter VII, in particular arms embargoes? [Article 6.1] Do not know
If the transfer would violate relevant international obligations under international agreements to which you are a party, in particular those relating to the transfer of, or illicit trafficking in, conventional arms? [Article 6.2] Do not know
If you have knowledge at the time of authorization that the arms or items covered by your State's legislation would be used in the commission of genocide, crimes against humanity, grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions of 1949, attacks directed against civilian objects or civilians protected as such, or other war crimes as defined by international agreements to which you are a party? [Article 6.3] Do not know
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Please provide a list of the relevant international agreements to which you are a party.

[ Articles 6.2 and 6.3 ]

3. Please provide any other information on prohibitions you would like to share.
1. Does your State always conduct a risk assessment prior to authorization of an arms export?

[ Article 7.1 ]

If no, please specify under which conditions a risk assessment is not required. Do not know
1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Does your State require that the following criteria are included in your national assessment prior to granting an export authorization?

[ Article 7.1 ]

Whether the arms would contribute to or undermine peace and security? No
Whether the arms could be used to commit or facilitate a serious violation of international humanitarian law? No
Whether the arms could be used to commit or facilitate a serious violation of international human rights law? No
Whether the arms could be used to commit or facilitate an act constituting an offence under international conventions or protocols relating to terrorism to which your State is a party? No
Whether the arms could be used to commit or facilitate an act constituting an offence under international conventions or protocols relating to transnational organized crime to which your State is a party? No
2a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
3. Are additional criteria considered in addition to the above prior to authorizing a transfer:

[ Articles 7.4 and 11.2 ]

Risk of diversion Do not know
Acts of gender based violence No
Other (please specify below) No
3a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
4. Does your State consider risk mitigation measures as part of its authorizations process?

[ Article 7.2 ]

If yes, what mitigation measures does your State consider (i.e. confidence building measures or jointly developed and agreed programs)? Yes
4a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
5. Please provide any other information on risk assessment and/or mitigation practices you would like to share.
We engage our international counterparts with respect to sensitive cargo coming from and going to states designated as high risk as a result of their involvement in transnational organized criminal activities.
1. Does your State take preventative measures to mitigate the risk of diversion?

[ Article 11.2 ]

If yes, what preventative measures does your State take to mitigate the risk of diversion? Do not know
2. Does your State cooperate and exchange information with States to mitigate the risk of diversion?

[ Article 11.3 ]

Do not know
2a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
3. Does your State take appropriate measures when it detects a diversion of transferred conventional arms?
If yes, what appropriate measures does your State take when it detects a diversion of transferred conventional arms? Do not know
4. Is your State willing to share information on effective measures to address diversion?
If yes, what information is your State willing to share? Do not know
1. Which agency/ies is/are responsible for enforcing arms transfer controls?

[ Article 5.5 ]

2. Which Ministry or agency leads this process?

[ Article 5.5 ]

3. What measures does your State take to enforce national laws and regulations that implement the provisions of the Treaty?

[ Article 14 ]

Additional legislative changes will be required to implement the Treaty.
4. Please provide any other information on enforcement practices you would like to share.
1. Will your State provide an initial report within one year of entry into force on measures undertaken in order to implement the ATT?

[ Article 13.1 ]

1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Does your State produce an annual report on:

[ Article 13.3 ]

Authorized arms exports
Authorized arms imports
Actual arms exports
Actual arms imports
2a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
3. Are there legal impediments to the reporting requirements under the ATT?

[ Article 13.3 ]

No
3a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
There are no legal impediments, but as a common law country we need domestic legislation
4. Can your State report on measures taken to address the diversion of transferred conventional arms?

[ Article 13.2 ]

4a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
5. Has your State designated a national contact point for the ATT?

[ Article 5.6 ]

No
5a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
6. Please provide any other information on transparency practices you would like to share.
1. Is your State involved in cooperation measures that will help to implement the ATT?

[ Article 15.1 ]

1a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
2. Is your State currently involved in:

[ Articles 15 ]

Exchange of information on conventional arms transfers [Articles 15.2 and 15.3]
Cooperative measures to prevent diversion [Article 15.4]
Widest measures of assistance in investigations, prosecutions and judicial proceedings [Article 15.5]
Measures to prevent corruption [Article 15.6]
Development of best practices and lessons learned [Article 15.7]
2a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
3. Does your State intend to pursue cooperation in:

[ Article 15 ]

Exchange of information on conventional arms transfers [Article 15.1, 15.2, and 15.3]
Cooperative measures to prevent diversion [Article 15.4]
Widest measure of assistance in investigations, prosecutions and judicial proceedings [Article 15.5]
Measures to prevent corruption [Article 15.6]
Development of best practices and lessons learned [Article 15.7]
3a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
1. Does your State require assistance to implement the provisions of the Arms Trade Treaty?

[ Article 16.1 ]

Yes
2. Does your State require:

[ Article 16.1 ]

Legal assistance
Legislative assistance, including model legislation No
Assistance for institution building Yes
Technical assistance Yes
Financial assistance Yes
Material assistance Yes
Stockpile management assistance Yes
Disarmament, demobilization, or reintegration assistance
Assistance with effective practices for implementation Yes
Other (please specify below)
3. Is your State in a position to provide assistance to other States to enable implementation of the provisions of the Arms Trade Treaty?

[ Articles 16.1, 16.2, and 16.3 ]

If yes, please answer question 4. If no, please go straight to question 5.
3a. Details / reference / web link / additional comments
4. Is your State in a position to provide:

[ Article 16.1 ]

Legal assistance
Legislative assistance, including model legislation
Assistance for institution building
Technical assistance
Financial assistance
Material assistance
Stockpile management assistance
Disarmament, demobilization, or reintegration assistance
Assistance with effective practices for implementation
Other (please specify below)
5. Please provide information on any additional needs required to implement the ATT, particularly with regard to legal, licensing, customs, awareness raising and enforcement of sanctions, reporting, and transparency

[ Articles 16.1 and 16/2 ]

6. Please provide information on any specific assistance programs that your State has provided that may help others implement the ATT, particularly with regard to legal, licensing, customs, awareness raising and enforcement of sanctions, reporting, and transparency

[ Articles 16.1 and 16.2 ]

7. Please provide information on specific assistance your State has received through the United Nations, international, regional, subregional or national organizations, non-governmental organizations, or on a bilateral basis that could be considered relevant for ATT implementation

[ Article 16.2 ]

1. Has your State already signed the Arms Trade Treaty?
Yes
2. Has your State already ratified the Arms Trade Treaty?
Yes
3. Is your State preparing to sign the Arms Trade Treaty in the next two years?
N/A
4. Is your State preparing to ratify the Arms Trade Treaty in the next two years?
N/A
5. Will/Has your State forumalted one or more reservations upon ratification?

[ Article 25.1 ]

If yes, please provide a description of your reservation(s). No
At this time it is not proposed to make any reservations
6. Please provide any other information you would like to share.