Undof Regulation

Original Language Title: UNDOF-Verordnung

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188. Regulation of the Federal Government over the powers of the persons delegated to the foreign deployment on the Golan Heights (UNDOF Regulation)

On the basis of Article 6a par. 3 of the foreign usage Act 2001 (AuslEG 2001), Federal Law Gazette I no. 55, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 105/2011, in conjunction with § 2 par. 1 of the Federal Constitutional Act on cooperation and solidarity in sending units and individuals abroad (KSE-BVG), Federal Law Gazette I no. 38/1997 as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 35/1998 , is prescribed in consultation with the Policy Committee of the National Council: exercise section 1. The tasks of foreign used according to § 1 Z 1 lit. a KSE-BVG on the Golan Heights in the frame of the observer force of United Nations force unbundling (UNDOF) outgoing people from the area of competence of the Federal Ministry for defence and sports are based on the of Security Council resolution 350 (1974) of 31 May 1974, as well as the other international regulations underlying this overseas deployment. These tasks include in particular the 1 maintaining the cease-fire between Israel and Syria, 2. monitoring of the force separation agreement of Israeli and Syrian forces, and 3 monitoring of the force separation zone.

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The required data, in particular the data necessary for the identification of persons, may 2 (1) for the fulfilment of the tasks according to § 1 processed and are transmitted to those national and international agencies, the data are required for the fulfilment of their tasks. This authorization applies to sensitive data.

(2) each delegated bodies may obtain information by those persons, that is, they can give useful hints for the fulfilment of the tasks referred to in paragraph 1.

(3) to enforce the following powers direct coercive power may be applied through each delegated bodies, as far as it is necessary for the fulfilment of the tasks referred to in paragraph 1: 1. provisional detention of persons, a) for the protection of facilities and staff of the United Nations, including to prevent a kidnapping or arrest, and b) for the protection of the freedom of movement of personnel of the United Nations, 2. searches of persons to ensure weapons , Ammunition and explosives and legal interests to be protected especially disarming of persons or groups, 3. ensuring of weapons, ammunition and explosives, 4. termination by attacks, including other required measures against UNDOF or others in relation to the use, and 5.
Measures for the protection and for the assurance of UNDOF or others in the context of use in protecting legal interests, including measures necessary to prepare for this purpose.

(4) in the exercise and enforcement of individual powers is section 4 of the military authority Act (MBG), Federal Law Gazette I no. 86/2000, concerning the principle of proportionality to be applied. Special arrangements in use according to § 18 paragraph 5 and § 19 para 5 MBG may be applied to enforce the powers according to para 3 Z 1 to 5.

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