Rs 172.211.31 Order Of 11 May 1988 Concerning The Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit

Original Language Title: RS 172.211.31 Ordonnance du 11 mai 1988 concernant le Corps suisse d’aide humanitaire

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now for only USD$20 per month, or Get a Day Pass for only USD$4.99.
172.211.31 order with respect to the Swiss humanitarian aid unit of 11 May 1988 (Status January 1, 2008) the federal Department of Foreign Affairs, saw art. 62 of the law on the Organization of the administration, stop: Section 1 provisions general art. 1 purpose this order defines the particular status of the Swiss humanitarian aid unit (CSA) within the Directorate for development and cooperation (SDC).
It guarantees to the delegate for humanitarian aid and head of the CSA (delegate) independence which is essential to carry out its tasks within the limits of the powers he has.
It regulates the issues related to the decision-making, coordination and internal information.

New content according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).
New content according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).

Art. 2Mission General the CSA performs rescue operations and help the victims to survive and rebuild what has been destroyed, especially to repair the damage to infrastructure; In addition, it fulfills tasks aimed at disaster prevention.

New content according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).

Art. 3 connecting the APF is attached to the SDC. ...

New expression according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477). This mod has been taken throughout the text.
New expression according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).
Sentence repealed by the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, with effect from Jan 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).

Section 2 the delegate art. 4 status delegate is directly subordinate to the Director of the SDC.
In this order, the delegate directs the CSA of independently and take responsibility.
He may apply directly to the head of Department and the directors of the offices of the federal administration.

New expression according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477). ). This mod has been taken throughout the text.

Art. 5 tasks in the field of operational humanitarian aid, the delegate shall be required: a. it ensures the availability of the CSA from the point of view of organisation, staff and equipment; b. It decides to the interventions of the CSA, subject to art. 8, al. 2; c. It organizes and monitors the interventions of the APF; d. He coordinates the operational assistance of the CSA with non-operational humanitarian aid; e. he informs the Director of the SDC stocks and work-in-progress; f. He chairs the Advisory Committee for foreign disaster assistance (art. 26 of the O from 12 dec 1977 concerning the development co-operation and humanitarian aid); g. He informs the public about the activities of the CSA; h. He organizes for the CSA annual days.

The tasks of the delegate in the field of non-operational humanitarian aid and food aid are resolved in a notebook loads.

New content according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).
New content according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).
RS 974.01 new content according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).

Art. 6 financial skills for the interventions of the CSA for each intervention by the CSA, the delegate may incur expenses up to the maximum amount under the financial jurisdiction of the SDC Director according to annex 2 of the Ordinance of 12 December 1977 on the development cooperation and humanitarian aid.

RS 974.01 art. 7 skills of decision for the CSA's emergency response when an unexpected disaster due to nature or humans or, exceptionally, another sudden distress situation requires that a decision be taken urgently, the delegate, within its financial competence, decides to intervention and how to independently and take responsibility. Before taking a decision to take action, he consults if possible: a. the head of the Department (if important); b. The political leadership; (c) the Director of the SDC; d....

If the people and directions referred to in the first subparagraph cannot be consulted prior to the decision, the delegate shall inform them as soon as possible.

A decision is considered urgent if she should be taken immediately to save people or increase their chance of survival. The delegate decides independently of the urgency of intervention. He is responsible for his decision.
If the duration of emergency surgery more than two months, the delegate informed intervention individuals and directions referred to in the first paragraph. This information must be done at regular intervals.

New content according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).
Repealed by the c. V 2 O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, with effect from Jan 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).
Repealed by no V 2 O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, with effect from Jan 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).

Art. 8competence decision for other interventions in case of intervention of the CSA, the delegate, within its financial competence, decides on intervention and independently implementing rules and takes responsibility.
Before making his decision, he consults: a. the SDC Director; b. competent area managers of the SDC; c. the Direction policy; d. other federal services concerned.

New content according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).

Art. 9 competence for the conclusion of agreements in the field of disaster relief, the skills of the delegate to conclude contracts are the same as those available to SDC under the Ordinance of 12 December 1977 on the development cooperation and humanitarian aid.

RS 974.01 art. 10 execution of mandates the CSA may, in the field of assistance in case of disasters and disaster prevention, execute for consideration on behalf of third parties (cantons, municipalities, institutions, private or public, international organizations). The delegate decides the acceptance of such mandates with the agreement of the Director of the SDC.

Section 3 Directors art. 11. the General administrative services of the APF are reunited with those of SDC insofar as such a merger is possible and sensible. All administrative services that are required to ensure the speed and flexibility of intervention of the CSA are managed by the CSA itself.

Section 4 entry into force art. 12. this order comes into force on July 1, 1988.

RO 1988 950 new content according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477).
RS 172.010 new expression according to the c. V 2 of the O on August 22, 2007 relating to the formal update of federal law, in effect since Jan. 1. 2008 (RO 2007 4477). This mod has been taken throughout the text.

Status as of January 1, 2008