Implementing agency: CARICOM Implementing Agency for Crime and Security (CARICOM IMPACS)
Project timeframe: 15/01/2015 – 14/01/2016
Target countries: 14 CARICOM Member States
Goal: Model Legislation on the ATT and UN PoA developed for CARICOM Member States to regulate the trade in and limit the diversion of arms including small arms and light weapons and ammunition.
Activities and Outputs:
A Gap analysis report that identified the gaps in the existing legislation in fourteen CARICOM Member States and recommendations for items to be included in the draft model law.
Special Advisory Committee meeting was held 15 October 2015 at CARICOM IMPACS Office.
CARCIOM organized a regional consultative workshop with law enforcement and legal experts, to determine critical areas in drafting model legislation.
Comprehensive Model Legislations finalized for adoption by CARICOM Member States:
- Final draft: CARICOM Model Arms Trade Treaty Regulations
- Final draft: CARICOM Model Law Arms Trade Treaty Bill