Anti-Personnel Mines Convention Implementation Act 2000

The Anti-Personnel Mines Convention Implementation Act 2000 (Malay: Akta Penguatkuasaan Konvensyen Periuk Api Pembinasa Anggota 2000), is a Malaysian laws which enacted to implement the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction; and for other matters connected therewith.

Anti-Personnel Mines Convention Implementation Act 2000
Parliament of Malaysia
CitationAct 603
Territorial extentThroughout Malaysia
Enacted byDewan Rakyat
Passed20 April 2000
Enacted byDewan Negara
Passed10 May 2000
Royal assent30 May 2000
Commenced15 June 2000
Effective1 October 1999
Legislative history
Bill introduced in the Dewan RakyatAnti-Personnel Mines Convention Implementation Bill 2000
Bill citationD.R. 12/2000
Introduced byShafie Apdal, Deputy Minister of Defence
First reading7 March 2000
Second reading20 April 2000
Third reading20 April 2000
Bill introduced in the Dewan NegaraAnti-Personnel Mines Convention Implementation Bill 2000
Bill citationD.R. 12/2000
Introduced byShafie Apdal, Deputy Minister of Defence
First reading24 April 2000
Second reading10 May 2000
Third reading10 May 2000
Status: In force

Preamble

  1. WHEREAS according to Article 17 of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction ---
    1. "1. This Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the sixth month after the month in which the 40th Instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession has been deposited.
    2. 2. For any State which deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession after the date of the deposit of the 40th instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, this Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the sixth month after the date on which that State has deposited its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.":
  2. AND WHEREAS the said 40th instrument of ratification was so deposited by Burkina Faso on the sixteenth day of September 1998 and the Convention therefore entered into force on the first day of March 1999:
  3. AND WHEREAS Malaysia deposited her instrument of accession on the twenty-second day of April 1999 and therefore in accordance with the said Article 17 the Convention entered into force as far as Malaysia is concerned on the first day of October 1999;

Structure

The Anti-Personnel Mines Convention Implementation Act 2000, in its current form (1 January 2006), consists of 24 sections and no schedule (including no amendment), without separate Part.

References

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