Trinidad and Tobago
Practice Relating to the Prohibition of Certain Types of Landmines
Trinidad and Tobago’s Anti-Personnel Mines Act (2000) provides:
(1) Subject to section 6, no person shall–
(a) use an anti-personnel mine;
(b) develop or produce an anti-personnel mine;
(c) participate in the acquisition of a prohibited object;
(d) have a prohibited object in his possession;
(e) participate in the transfer of a prohibited object
(2) No person shall assist, encourage or induce any other person to engage in any conduct mentioned in subsection (1).
Trinidad and Tobago endorsed the Final Declaration of the Brussels Conference on Anti-personnel Landmines in June 1997, voted in favour of the UN General Assembly resolutions in support of a ban on anti-personnel landmines in 1996 and 1997 and supported the relevant OAS and CARICOM/CENTAM declarations and resolutions.