Ratification Of The Protocol On Prohibitions Or Restrictions On The Use Of Mines, Booby-Traps And Other Devices As Amended Year May 3, 1996 (Protocol Ii As Amended May 3, 1996) Annexed To The Convention On Prohibitions Or Restrictions On When

Original Language Title: О ратификации Протокола о запрещении или ограничении применения мин, мин-ловушек и других устройств с поправками, внесенными 3 мая 1996 года (Протокола II с поправками, внесенными 3 мая 1996 года), прилагаемого к Конвенции о запрещении или ограничении при

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW On ratification of the Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, Booby Traps and Other Devices, as amended on 3 May 1996 (Amended Protocol II), annexed to the Convention on the Prohibition or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively over-damaged or indiscriminately Action Adopted by the State Duma on 23 November 2004 Approved by the Federation Council on 24 November 2004 Ratification of the Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, Booby Traps and Other Devices with amended on 3 May 1996 (Protocol II as amended on 3 May 1996) annexed to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects adopted at the Conference of States Parties In the city of Geneva on 3 May 1996, with the following declarations: 1), for the purposes of the interpretation of subparagraph 10 (c) of article 3, paragraph 10, of Protocol II under alternative systems, the Russian Federation understands devices and technologies for non-lethal weapons Actions that are not anti-personnel mines and may, for the time being, disable, paralysing or designate the presence of one or more persons without irreversible damage to them; 2) Russian Federation The application of article 5, paragraph 2 (a), of Protocol II proceeds from the fact that Anti-remotely-delivered anti-personnel mines will be installed in perimeter-marked areas, monitored by military personnel and protected by fencing or other means Ensure the effective exclusion of civilians from these areas. Such markings shall be clear, stable and at least visible to the person who intends to enter the perimeter-marked area. The marking (s) of part of the perimeter of the mined area within the border area may address the borderline of the State border in cases where there are active and repeated lines Attempts to combat it by armed infiltrators and when the military, economic, physical and geographical conditions do not permit the use of armed forces. The civilian population will be informed of mine risk in a timely way and not be permitted in a mined area; 3) for the purposes of the interpretation of article 7, paragraph 1 (i), of Protocol II, under the cultural and spiritual heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation The Federation understands cultural values within the meaning of article 1 of the 1954 Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict; 4), under the publicly available technical means of detecting the mines referred to in paragraph 2 (a) OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The search for mines in the Russian Federation and meeting the requirements of the mentioned subparagraph; 5) Russian Federation, in accordance with paragraph 2 (c) and (c) of paragraph 3 of the Technical Annex to Protocol II, will ensure Compliance with paragraph 2 (b) and (a) and (b) of paragraph 3 of the Technical Annex to Protocol II no later than nine years from the date of entry into force of the Protocol. President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin Moscow, Kremlin 7 December 2004 N 158-FZ