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Law on the implementation of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, 2006
Ligj nr. 9515, datë 18.4.2006, për zbatimin e Konventës "Për ndalimin e përdorimit, të magazinimit, të prodhimit dhe të transferimit të minave kundër personit (MKP) dhe për shkatërrimin e tyre"

18.04.2006 (last accessed on 06.12.2011)

The law defines the national authorities and other entities responsible for implementing the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, of 3 December 1997. It prohibits the use, development, production, purchase, storage, stockpiling or transfer of anti-personnel landmines as well as any assistance or encouragement of such acts. The retention, use, storage and transfer of a limited number of anti-personnel landmines is nevertheless permitted for the purpose of training in mine detection, mine clearance and mine destruction techniques. The Law stipulates that non-compliance with its provisions may constitute either a criminal offence under the provision of the criminal code mentioned Art. 278 of the Criminal Code. or an administrative violation punishable by a fine. The law also provides for international inspections and specifies the manner in which these may be carried out in cooperation with the national authorities concerned.

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