Law No. 9515 on the Implementation of the Convention on the Ban of Use, Storage, Production and Transfer of the Anti Personnel Mines and their Destruction
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"
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The Law defines the national authorities and other entities responsible for implementing the Ottawa 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.