TitleFollow-up action on firearms regulation for the purpose of crime prevention and public safety.
Reiterates its request to the Secretary-General to collect information and consult with Member States on the implementation of national measures to regulate firearms in accordance with its resolution 1995/27, section IV, paragraph 10; requests the Secretary-General to collect information and consult with Member States, as appropriate, on the basis of the above-mentioned questionnaire and guidelines, and to analyse the information obtained in order to contribute to the preparation of additional survey and country reports as requested in the paragraph above; approves the work plan established on the basis of the proposals presented by the representative of the Secretary-General to the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice at its 5th session and requests the Secretary-General to pursue his study in accordance with the work plan.
Adopted at the 47th plenary meeting, 24 July 1996. In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 1996, New York, 25 Jan. and 6-9 Feb. 1996; resumed organizational session for 1996, New York, 2 Apr. and 2-3 May 1996; substantive session of 1996, New York, 24 June-26 July 1996; resumed substantive session of 1996, New York, 10 Oct. and 13-14 and 20 Nov. 1996 - E/1996/96 - p. 49-50 - (ESCOR, 1996, Suppl. no. 1).