Scope Of The Protocol Against The Illicit Manufacturing Of Firearms, Their Parts And Components And Ammunition And Trafficking, In Addition To The Übereink...

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Protokolls gegen die unerlaubte Herstellung von Schusswaffen, dazugehörigen Teilen und Komponenten und Munition und gegen den unerlaubten Handel damit, in Ergänzung des Übereink...

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4. Presentation by the Federal Minister of Arts and Culture, the Constitution and the Media, concerning the scope of the Protocol against the illicit manufacture of firearms, their parts and components and ammunition and against the illicit manufacture of firearms. Trade in addition to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime

CBD)

According to the Communications of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following States have ratified their instruments of ratification or Instruments of accession and the following superstate organization of their acceptance of the Protocol against the illicit manufacture of firearms, their parts and components and ammunition, and against the illicit trade, in addition to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (BGBl. III No 296/2013, last proclamation of the BGBl area.  III n ° 40/2014):

States or Organization:

date of filing the

Ratification, Accepting-, or Accession certificate:

Angola

19 September 2014

Barbados

11 November 2014

European Union

21 March 2014

Sierra Leone

12 August 2014

On the occasion of the deposit of the certificate of acceptance, the European Union has issued the following statement:

" Article 17 (3) of the Protocol against the illicit manufacture of firearms, their parts and components and ammunition, and against illicit trafficking, provides that the ratification, acceptance or Certificate of approval of a regional economic integration organization containing a declaration indicating the matters covered by the Protocol, in respect of which the Member States of the Organization, the Parties to the Protocol , the organization has delegated powers.

The European Union has exclusive competence with regard to trade policy. It also has a shared responsibility for rules on the establishment of the internal market and exclusive competence with regard to provisions of the Protocol which affect the common rules of the European Union, or could change their scope. Whereas the Union has adopted legislation, in particular in order to combat the illicit production and trafficking of firearms, by means of the standards and procedures in the field of the commercial policy of the Member States, and in particular in the field of trade policy; Reference to the collection, marking and uncovering of firearms, as well as the requirements for export, import and transit approval systems, which are designed to strengthen the control of export offices and brokering activities,

The Protocol against the illicit manufacture of firearms, their parts and components and ammunition and against the illicit trade in this Protocol shall apply with respect to the European Union's Responsibilities for the territories in which the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union shall apply, in accordance with the provisions of this Treaty.

The scope and exercise of these powers of the Union are, of course, constantly being further developed and, if necessary, the Union will supplement or amend this declaration in accordance with Article 17 (3) of the Protocol. '

Ostermayer