Belgium: Consent to be Bound to Amended Protocol II on the Use of Mines, Booby-Traps and Other Devices

State Belgium
Treaty Amended Protocol II on the Use of Mines, Booby-Traps and Other Devices
Action Type Consent to be Bound
Depositary Secretary-General of the United Nations
Date 10 March 1999
Note

Interpretative declarations:

 

Article 1: 

       It is the understanding of the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium that the provisions of Protocol II as amended which by their contents or nature may be applied also in peacetime, shall be observed at all times.

 

Article 2: 

       It is the understanding of the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium that the word 'primarily' is included in article 2, paragraph 3 of amended Protocol II to clarify that mines designed to be detonated by the presence, proximity or contact of a vehicle as opposed to a person, that are equipped with anti-handling devices, are not considered anti-personnel mines as a result of being so equipped.