Model law against the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, their parts and components and ammunition, second revised edition
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Model law against the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, their parts and components and ammunition, second revised edition

It is hoped that the Model Law, as revised, remains a useful and practical voluntary tool, to facilitate the provision of legislative assistance to Member States, as well to guide policy makers, legal advisors and legislators, who wish to review or amend their domestic legal framework or adopt new legislation in a manner consistent with the Firearms Protocol and other relevant regional and international instruments, and will promote and facilitate international cooperation in preventing and combating criminal activity relating to firearms. The model legislative provisions contained in the Model Law are not meant to be transposed as such, but require careful consideration and customization to the specific domestic legal system in which they are supposed to operate.
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The Convention requires States to establish jurisdiction to investigate, prosecute and punish all offences established under the Convention and the Protocols. Article 15 of the Convention requires jurisdiction to be established in three circumstances: (a) over all offences committed within the State’s territorial jurisdiction; (b) over all offences committed on board a vessel or aircraft registered to the State; and (c) if the national legislation prohibits the extradition of its own nationals, jurisdiction must be established over the offences committed by them anywhere in the world. This third circumstance is to permit the State to meet its obligation under the Convention to prosecute offenders who cannot be extradited on request owing to nationality. The Convention requires each State party to adopt “such measures as may be necessary”, in recognition of the fact that different legal systems would approach the establishment of jurisdictionin a range of ways. Article 15 of the Convention also contains optional provisions to further extend jurisdiction.