Commentaries on Arms Control Treaties: The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production, and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction

Commentaries on Arms Control Treaties: The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production, and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction

by Stuart Maslen

Hardcover(Second Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199296798
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/28/2005
Series: Oxford Commentaries on International Law Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Stuart Maslen is a Consultant on Humanitarian Affairs. He was a Member of the UNICEF delegation to the First Review Conference of the 1980 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, 1995-1996, and a Member of the International Committee of the Red Cross delegation to the Diplomatic Conference on a Total Global Ban on Anti-Personnel Landmines, in Oslo, September 1997.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
The Development and Use of Anti-Personnel Mines
The Military Utility of Anti-Personnel Mines
An Historical Overview of the Legal Regulation of Anti-Personnel Mines
The Negotiation of the Anti-Personnel Mine-Ban Convention
Commentary
The Title and Preamble of the Convention
General Obligations
Definitions
Exceptions
Destruction of Stockpiled Anti-Personnel Mines
Destruction of Anti-Personnel Mines in Mined Areas
International Cooperation and Assistance
Transparency Measures
Facilitation and Clarification of Compliance
National Implementation Measures
Final Clauses
Settlement of Disputes
Meetings of the States Parties
Review Conferences
Amendments
Costs
Signature
Ratification, Acceptance, Approval, or Accession
Entry into Force
Provisional Application
Reservations
Duration and Withdrawal
Depositary
Authentic Texts
Appendixes
1. Key Provisions of Treaty Interpretation
2. United Nations General Assembley Resolutions
3. Conference Declarations
4. Draft Treaty Texts
5. Oslo Diplomatic Conference Documentation
6. Meetings of the States Parties Documentation
7. Model for an Article 7 Report
8. List of States Parties and Signatories to the Convention
9. Declarations to the Convention
10. Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

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