1a. Legislation, regulations, or administrative procedures provide for control over exports of conventional arms, including SALW and ammunition?
If yes, List laws, regulations, or administrative procedures Yes
1b. Legislation, regulations, or administrative procedures provide for measures to regulate imports of conventional arms, including SALW and ammunition?
If yes, List laws, regulations, or administrative procedures Yes
1c. Legislation, regulations, or administrative procedures provide for measures to regulate transit/transshipment of conventional arms including SALW and ammunition?
If yes, list laws, regulations, or administrative procedures No
1d. Legislation, regulations, or administrative procedures provide for measures to regulate brokers/brokering of conventional arms, including SALW and ammunition?
If yes, List laws, regulations, or administrative procedures No
2a. The competent national authority/ies for the control of exports is/are:
Customs / Ministry of Finance Yes
Ministry of Defence No
Ministry of Economy / Ministry of Business / Ministry of Trade No
Ministry of Foreign Affairs No
Ministry of Interior / Police No
Transfer Control Agency No
Other Yes
2b. The competent national authority/ies for the regulation of imports is/are:
Customs / Ministry of Finance Yes
Ministry of Defence No
Ministry of Economy / Ministry of Business / Ministry of Trade No
Ministry of Foreign Affairs No
Ministry of Interior / Police No
Transfer control agency No
Other Yes
2c. The competent national authority/ies for the regulation of transit/transshipment is/are:
Customs / Ministry of Finance Yes
Ministry of Defence No
Ministry of Economy / Ministry of Business / Ministry of Trade No
Ministry of Foreign Affairs No
Ministry of Interior / Police No
Transfer control agency No
Other Yes
2d. The competent national authority/ies for the regulation of brokers and/or brokering activities is/are:
Customs / Ministry of Finance No
Ministry of Defence No
Ministry of Economy / Ministry of Business / Ministry of Trade No
Ministry of Foreign Affairs No
Ministry of Interior / Police No
Transfer control agency No
Other Yes
3a. National control list of conventional arms subject to transfer controls.
If yes, please specify No
1. A transfer is prohibited if it would violate obligations under measures adopted by the United Nations Security Council acting under Chapter VII, in particular arms embargoes
If yes, please specify Yes
2. A risk assessment is conducted before issuing an export authorization
If yes, please specify Yes
3. National legislation, regulations or policy guidelines include the following] risk assessment criteria
Contribute to or undermine peace and security No
Commit or facilitate a serious violation of international humanitarian law to which State is a party No
Commit or facilitate a serious violation of international human rights law to which State is a party No
Commit or facilitate an act constituting an offence under international conventions or protocols relating to terrorism to which State is a party No
Commit or facilitate an act constituting an offence under international conventions or protocols relating to transnational organized crime to which State is a party No
Commit or facilitate serious acts of gender-based violence or serious acts of violence against women and children No
Risk of diversion No
Other
5. Risk mitigation measures that could be undertaken to mitigate identified risks
If yes, use free text box for types of risk mitigation measures utilized Yes
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. There is an authorization or licensing system to control the export of conventional arms
If yes, please specify Yes
2. Information and/or documentation provided to the competent national authority in an application for a licence or other form of authorization to export conventional arms
i. The Applicant must be a holder of a Firearms User?s Licence or a Firearm Manufacturer?s Licence or a Firearm Dealer?s Licence or a Gunsmith?s Licence ii. A Firearm Export Permit iii. A Firearm Export Licence iv. Name of vessel, ship or aircraft, etc. v. Container Number or Flight Details, as applicable vi. Type, quantity, make, calibre, identification number (serial number etc.) and any other distinguishing marks of firearms desired to be taken abroad vii. Type, quantity and calibre of ammunition, where applicable viii. Destination (s) ix. End Use/r Certificate x. An Import Licence /Certificate or Authorization from the importing country The exportation of Conventional Arms used by the State?s Security Forces requires all the foregoing, with the exception of i. and iii.
3. The national control system permits exports of conventional arms (a) without a licence or authorization or (b) under simplified procedures under certain circumstances
If yes, please specify No
4. State maintains records of export authorizations
State maintains records of export authorizations? Yes
4a. Records of export authorizations are kept for … years
4b. Information contained in records of export authorizations includes:
Quantity No information provided
Value No information provided
Model / type No information provided
Importing state No information provided
End-User No information provided
Other (please specify) No information provided
5. State maintains records of actual exports
If yes, please specify Yes
5a. Records of actual exports are kept for … years
5b. Information contained in records of actual exports includes:
Quantity No information provided
Value No information provided
Model / type No information provided
Importing state No information provided
End-User No information provided
Other (please specify) No information provided
1. There is an authorization or licensing system to regulate the import of conventional arms
If yes, please specify Yes
2. Information and/or documentation provided to the competent national authority in an application for a licence or other form of authorization to import conventional arms
i. The Applicant must be a holder of a Firearms User?s Licence or a Firearm Manufacturer?s Licence or a Firearm Dealer?s Licence or a Gunsmith?s Licence ii. A Firearm Import Permit iii. A Firearm Import Licence iv. Name of vessel, ship or aircraft, etc. v. Container Number or Flight Details, as applicable vi. Type, quantity, make, calibre, identification number (serial number etc.) and any other distinguishing marks of firearms desired to be taken abroad vii. Type, quantity and calibre of ammunition, where applicable viii. Destination (s) ix. End Use/r Certificate x. An Import Licence /Certificate or Authorization from the importing country The importation of Conventional Arms for use by the State?s Security Forces requires all the foregoing, with the exception of i. and iii.
3. The national control system permits imports of conventional arms (a) without a licence or authorization or (b) under simplified procedures under certain circumstances
If yes, please specify Yes
Conventional Arms imported for use by the State?s security forces are subject to a simplified procedure in involving the Ministry of National Security and the Jamaica Customs Agency.
4. State maintains records of actual imports
If yes, please specify Yes
4a. Records of actual imports are kept for … years
5 years minimum
4b. Information contained in records of actual imports includes:
Quantity No information provided
Value No information provided
Model / type No information provided
Exporting state No information provided
End-User No information provided
Other (please specify) No information provided
1. Definition of transit and/or transshipment in national legislation and/or regulations
If yes, please specify No information provided
2. The national system regulates the transit/transshipment of conventional arms
By land Yes
By sea Yes
By air Yes
3. Information and/or documentation provided to the competent national authority in an application for a licence or other form of authorization to transit/transship conventional arms
For the Transshipment/Transit of Dangerous Cargo Vessel(s) through Jamaica the following documents must be submitted (in English): - an Import Licence and/or certificate from the country of the consignee; - an Export Licence and/or certificate from the country of the shipper; - an End Use/r Certificate; - a Packing List; - a cover letter with a detailed summary of the name and address of shipper and consignee, the container number, the booking number, name of vessel(s), date of arrival and departure, contents, location for storage of container while in Jamaica. - where applicable, the required Multimodal Dangerous Goods Form
4. The national control system permits transit/transshipment of conventional arms (a) without a licence or authorization or (b) under simplified procedures under certain circumstances
If yes, please specify No
5. State maintains records of transit/transshipment authorizations
If yes, please specify Yes
5a. Records of transit/transshipment authorizations are kept for … years
no information provided
5b. Information contained in records of transit/transshipment authorizations includes:
Quantity No information provided
Value No information provided
Model / type No information provided
Exporting state No information provided
Importing state No information provided
End-User No information provided
Other (please specify) No information provided
1. Definition of broker and/or brokering in national legislation and/or regulations
If yes, please specify No
2. The national system regulates brokers and/or brokering activities
Registration of brokers only N/A
Authorization to conduct brokering only N/A
Two-stage process of registration of brokering and authorization for brokering N/A
3a. Information and/or documentation provided to the competent national authority in an application to register as a broker
n/a
3b. Information and/or documentation provided to the competent national authority in an application for a licence or another form of authorization to conduct brokering
n/a
4. The national control system permits brokering of conventional arms (a) without a licence or authorization or (b) under simplified procedures under certain circumstances
If yes, please specify No
5. State maintains a register of brokers
If yes, please specify N/A
5a. Records of registered brokers are kept for … years
n/a
6. State maintains records of brokering licences or authorizations
If yes, please specify N/A
6a. Records of brokering authorizations are kept for … years
n/a
6b. Information contained in records of brokering authorizations includes:
Quantity N/A
Value N/A
Model / type N/A
Exporting state N/A
Importing state N/A
End-User N/A
Other (please specify) N/A
7. Regulation of activities closely associated with brokering
If yes, please specify N/A
1. Measures to mitigate the risk of diversion
Establishment of mitigation measures Yes
Provision, upon request, of end use / end user documentation to the exporting State Yes
Measures in place to verify or seek to authenticate EUCS or other types of end-user documentation [SALW] Yes
Measures in place aimed at preventing the forgery and misuse of EUCs or other types of end-user documentation [SALW] Yes
Requirement for end use / end user assurances from an importing State (or industry) Yes
Examination, where appropriate, of parties involved in a transfer Yes
Requirement, where appropriate, for additional documentation, certificates, assurances for a transfer Yes
Exchange of relevant information with other States Parties on effective measures to address diversion, as well as on illicit activities and actors Yes
Reporting to an international or regional body on measures taken to address diversion of transferred conventional arms No
When exporting, State requires a Delivery Verification Certificate (DV) to confirm that SALW have reached their intended end-user or intended importer in the importing State [SALW] No
When importing, the State grants the right to the exporting State to conduct a physical check at the point of delivery [SALW] No
Other measures No
2. Information contained in end user documentation (e.g. EUC)
Detailed description of the SALW or technology Yes
Contract number of order reference and date Yes
Final destination country Yes
Description of the end-use of SALW No
Exporter's details (name, address and business name) Yes
End-user information (name, position, full address, and original signature) Yes
Information on other parties in the transaction Yes
Certification by the relevant government authorities of the authenticity of the end-user Yes
Date of issue Yes
Other No
3. Measures to Control SALW re-exports:
Re-export of SALW only permitted when there is prior notification No information provided
Re-export of SALW is permitted only when there is prior approval No information provided
4. State takes appropriate measures when a diversion has been identified
Alert potentially affected States Yes
Investigative and law enforcement measures at the national level Yes
Use international tracing mechanisms to identify points of diversion Yes
Other measures Yes
1. State takes measures to enforce national laws and regulations
State takes measures to enforce national laws and regulations Yes
2. Criminal offence to trade conventional arms without a licence or authorisation, or to do so in a manner that is in contradiction to the terms of a licence or authorisation
Criminal offence to trade conventional arms without a licence or authorisation, or to do so in a manner that is in contradiction to the terms of a licence or authorisation Yes
1. The national system includes one or more national points of contact designated to act as a liaison on matters relating to the implementation of the UN Programme of Action on Small Arms (PoA)
If yes, please specify Yes
2. The national system includes one or more national points of contact designated to act as a liaison on matters relating to the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms
If yes, please specify No information provided
3. The national system includes one or more national points of contact to exchange information on ATT implementation
If yes, please specify Yes
1. The state makes information publicly available on the national system to control/regulate international arms transfers and address diversion
National report on implementation of the PoA Yes
ATT initial report Yes
1540 matrix Yes
National report on the national system to control/regulate international arms transfers and address diversion No
ATT-BAP survey Yes
2. The state makes information publicly available on arms imports and exports
UN Register of Conventional Arms Yes
UN Register of Conventional Arms - SALW Yes
ATT annual report Yes
Arms transfers reported to Comtrade No information provided
Regional instrument N/A
National report on arms transfers No
3. Website for more information on national system