Looks like my assumption may be correct after reading it. It applies to states in every way you could imagine. It literally limits states that
manufacture weapons to implement international guidelines for exportation to other *states*.
Each State Party, when authorizing an export, shall consider taking feasible measures, including joint actions with other States involved in the
transfer, to avoid the transferred arms: being diverted to the illicit market; be used to commit or facilitate gender-based violence or violence
against children; become subject to corrupt practices; or adversely impact the development of the recipient State.
The use of the word State
here defines explicitly, non-international arms sales, as that is oulined in another paragraph. In other words, the
arms dealer would be held responsible if the weapon is used in a crime against women, children, etc? Wow.
2. Each State Party Shall establish and Maintain a national control system to regulate the export of munitions to the extent necessary to ensure that
national controls on the export of the conventional arms covered by Paragraph a1 (a)-(h) are not circumvented by the export of munitions for those
This looks to me like they have to set up the gun registry that Obama wanted that was slammed out of the House many moons ago as being too
restrictive. Now, it will be mandated by the U.N. Keep in mind, this is inter-statial, meaning between states.
3. Each State Party shall establish and maintain a national control system to regulate the export of parts and components to the extent necessary to
ensure that national controls on the export of the conventional arms covered by Paragraph A1 are not circumvented by the export of parts and
components of those items.
- 4. Each State Party shall establish or update, as appropriate, and maintain a national control list that shall include the items that fall within
Paragraph 1 above, as defined on a national basis, based on relevant UN instruments at a minimum. Each State Party shall publish its control list to
the extent permitted by national law.
So every gun purchaser we be identified and sent to the U.N. in a database.
Buy em NOW.
Each State Party shall adopt national legislation or other appropriate national measures regulations and policies as may be necessary to implement the
obligations of this Treaty.
It also forces the States to adopt national measures? Federal Law overriding state law?
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