Rs 513.74 Order Of August 21, 2013, Support Civilian Activities And Activities Outside The Service With Military Means (Oacm)

Original Language Title: RS 513.74 Ordonnance du 21 août 2013 concernant l’appui d’activités civiles et d’activités hors du service avec des moyens militaires (OACM)

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513.74 order with respect to support civilian activities and activities outside the service with military means (OACM) on August 21, 2013 (status 1 April 2015) the Swiss federal Council, view the art. 150, al. 1, of the Act of 3 February 1995 on the army, stop: Section 1 provisions general art. 1 purpose this order regulates the support of civilian activities and activities outside the service with military means.
Support is provided by: a. the troops in training service; b. professional training, training purposes; c. logistics operations of the military administration; d. the provision of army equipment.

Art. 2 civil activities and activities outside the service conditions cannot be sustained unless the instruction or training of people engaged in strongly benefits.
In addition, civil activities must be of national or international significance or public interest; out of service activities, for their part, must in addition be of national or international importance.
The following conditions must be met in all cases: a. applicants are able to demonstrate that they can perform the activities concerned or with their own means, or with the help of companies, associations or organizations, civil or military, or the civil or civil protection service b. training and equipment of the people involved are suitable for the provision of support; c. individuals committed without a weapon and do not carry out any tasks that involve the use of public force; d. people engaged is security; (e) the ability of the military presence and availability army are not compromised; f. schools educational programs and courses are not disrupted unduly; g. the applicants private are required by contract to pay an appropriate share of their potential income to the compensation fund of allowances for loss of gain (art. 9 al. (5) rescue and engineering troops can provide support on instruction works benefits for purposes of technical even if training provided in paras. 2 and 3, let. a, are not met.

Art. 3 reserve the decision-making body may limit or remove the support at any time and without financial consequences if the army needs the means allowed to accomplish its tasks in case of special events.

Section 2: Procedure art. 4 requests for support of applicants request private must be filed with the competent territorial region of the place where the delivery must be provided, within the following periods: a. for major events, at least two years in advance; (b) for other events, at least six months in advance.

Applications of support when assistance in the sense of the order of 29 October 2003 on disaster relief in the country ends and requests for support of the air force are not subject to the time limits referred to in para. 1. the requests made by the cantonal and municipal authorities must be sent as soon as possible to the competent territorial region of the place where the service is to be provided.
The requests sent by the federal authorities must be sent as early as possible directly to the General staff of armed forces.
Urgent requests for support by the air force sent by authorities must be passed as early as possible directly to the air force, as they pursue one of the following objectives: a. serious prevention of violence, and fight against these b. prevention of hazards at the border; c. search and rescue operations.

New content according to section I of the O on Feb 25. 2015, in force since April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).
RS 513.75 new content according to section I of the O on Feb 25. 2015, in force since April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).
Introduced by section I of the O on Feb 25. 2015, in force since April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).
Introduced by section I of the O on Feb 25. 2015, in force since April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).

Art. 5 decision the territorial regions submit requests that are addressed to the General staff of armed forces by proposing to approve or reject.
Where demand for a sporting event, it is forwarded for review to the federal Office of sport before the decision. It may set conditions.
Is competent to make the decision: a. the federal Department of defence, protection of the population and Sport (DDPS) at the request of the General staff of armed forces: for events political particular scope, including when committed, demonstrations or major events, the air means of monitoring or members of the military security; b. air force : for urgent requests according to art. 4, al. 5, to the extent where the subject of the application has no special political significance; c. the conduct of Army HQ: in all other cases.

The DDPS and Air Forces shall immediately inform the General staff of armed forces of all the decisions they make.

New content according to section I of the O on Feb 25. 2015, in force since April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).
Introduced by section I of the O on Feb 25. 2015, in force since April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).

Section 3 provision of art. 6 conduct and responsibility the body designated in the decision organizes the provision of support to the troops in agreement with the applicant.
The applicant is responsible for working with the troupe.
The troop commander led the troupe.

Art. 7 flight and...
Air force lists the benefits of flight they have completed for purposes of statistics and communicate every month to the General staff of armed forces.

Repealed by section I of the O on Feb 25. 2015, with effect from April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).

Art. 8 army troop equipment carries the army planned by staffing regulatory material.
The staff of armed forces may order the commitment of additional hardware if the applicant has requested in the application for support or if this material is necessary to provide the delivery of support.

New content according to section I of the O on Feb 25. 2015, in force since April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).
New content according to section I of the O on Feb 25. 2015, in force since April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).

Section 4 costs, rights and responsibility art. 9 management fees the applicant supports all additional costs of subsistence, housing and fuel compared to the normal training service and the normal commitment of staff.
When military personnel are engaged as officials or as service staff in activities outside of the service provided by training, associations or military organizations, living expenses are supported by the company or, where appropriate, by the DDPS.

The applicant is required to rent additional equipment hired within the meaning of art. 8, al. 2. the DDPS rule rental prices in the guidelines for commercial activities within the DDPS. No charge is due for the material engagement of the army for activities outside the service.
If the event has to make a considerable profit, the general Secretariat of the DDPS can require of the applicant that he pays a portion of it to the compensation fund of allowances for loss of income, to a maximum of the amount paid to military personnel committed to the title of the allowance for loss of profit. On request, the applicant is required to provide the final accounts of the event to the general Secretariat of the DDPS.


Repealed by no I of O on Feb 25. 2015, with effect from April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).
New content according to section I of the O on Feb 25. 2015, in force since April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).
Repealed by no I of O on Feb 25. 2015, with effect from April 1. 2015 (2015 777 RO).

Art. 10 waiver of fees the general Secretariat of the DDPS may exceptionally provide the applicant to take in charge the fees imposed. For this purpose, it takes into account including the financial situation of the applicant, the use he intends to make any profit, the care he took to reduce spending, the importance of the event and the possible considerations of the applicant.
Applications for waiver of fees can be filed only after the end of the event. The request must be justified in writing and addressed to the Secretariat general of the DDPS, together with the final statement.

Art. 11 rights on works if the provision of support involves the construction of work, their fitness, their use, reports of property and easements thereto must be paid in advance by contract between the applicants, the DDPS and the third parties concerned.

Art. 12 responsibility in filing an application for support, the applicant undertakes: a. to compensate the Federal Government for services provided to third parties; b. to renounce any request for damages to the Confederation.

Claims resulting from damage caused intentionally or by gross negligence are reserved.
The conduct of the army staff decides if the applicant must conclude a special insurance coverage until the provision of support is allowed.

The troop announcement early enough in the center of damage of the DDPS benefits of support which are likely to cause material damage and damage to crops.

Section 5 provisions final art. 13 run the general Secretariat of the DDPS issues directives on the enforcement of art. 9, al. 5, in agreement with the general Secretariat of the federal Department of the Interior.
The head of the army executes in addition the present order and shall issue the necessary directives.
He may delegate fully or partially jurisdiction to enact guidelines to the General staff of armed forces.

Art. 14 repeal of the law in force the order of 8 December 1997 adjusting the employment of military means in the framework of civil activities and activities outside the service is repealed.

[RO 1998 214, 2003 5093, 2006 4647 art. 9, 2009 6667 Annex 36 ch. 1]

Art. 15 transitional provision art. 9, al. 5, is only applicable to support benefits of which the application was filed after the entry into force of this order.

Art. 16 entry into force this order comes into force on October 1, 2013.

RO 2013 2767 RS 510.10 State April 1, 2015

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