THE LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF TAJIKISTAN ON HUMANITARIAN MINE ACTION
This Law shall determine the legal and organizational framework for humanitarian mine action and is aimed at the regulation of related activities.
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Basic definitions
The following basic definitions are used in this Law:
- humanitarian mine action – a set of activities related to humanitarian demining, mine risk education, assistance to victims of mines and unexploded ordnance, advocacy for the ban of anti-personnel mines and destruction of their stockpiles, carried out with the aim of reducing harm from landmines and their impact on socio-economic status and environment, which are implemented at the expense of budgetary, extra-budgetary funds and by involving assistance from humanitarian organizations;
of the Republic of Tajikistan on humanitarian mine action for 2017-2020
1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
1. This strategy is in accordance with the requirements of the Law of Tajikistan "On humanitarian mine action" and defines humanitarian mine action in Tajikistan for 2017-2020.
2. On 23 September 1999, the Republic of Tajikistan acceded to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Conservation and Production of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction. According to the requirements of this Convention, the Republic of Tajikistan is voluntarily obliged before April 1, 2010 to clear all the territory of the republic from antipersonnel mines. In 2009, based on the application of the Republic of Tajikistan, at the Cartagena Summit (Colombia), the deadline for fulfilling these obligations was extended to April 1, 2020. The Republic of Tajikistan, in accordance with the established procedure, constantly develops and submits national reports on this issue.