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Declaration made upon ratification:

“The Republic of San Marino, in accordance with article 3, paragraph 2 of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict, declares as follows:
a) The minimum age for voluntary recruitment into the Military Corps of the Republic of San Marino, in conformity with the Special Regulations of each Corps, is set at 18;
b) In San Marino there is neither a compulsory military service nor a compulsory civil service, although Articles 3 and 4 of Law no. 15 of 26 January 1990 ‘Regulation and Discipline of Military Corps’ provide that, in the exceptional circumstances of a general mobilization, all San Marino citizens from 16 to 60 years of age may be called up to serve in the military. This provision represents a historical heritage and such circumstances have never arisen in the whole history of the Republic. The Republic of San Marino intends to introduce a reform of the Regulation and Discipline of Military Corps to repeal this provision.”
05.06.2000

26.09.2011

26.09.2011