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Declaration made upon acceptance (Courtesy Translation) (Original: Czech):

The Czech Republic interprets the Amendment to article 8 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (Kampala, 10 June 2010) as having the following meaning:

(i) The prohibition to employ gases, and all analogous liquids, materials or devices, set out in article 8, paragraph 2 (e) (xiv), is interpreted in line with the obligations arising from the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction of 1993.

(ii) The prohibition to employ bullets which expand or flatten easily in the human body, such as bullets with a hard envelope which does not entirely cover the core or is pierced with incisions, does not apply to the use of such bullets during activities of police nature in the context of law enforcement and maintenance of public order, which do not constitute direct participation an armed conflict, such as rescuing hostages and neutralizing civil aircraft hijackers.
12.03.2015

12.03.2015