Canada: Ratification of Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

State Canada
Treaty Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention
Action Type Ratification
Depositary Secretary-General of the United Nations
Date 3 December 1997


       "It is the understanding of the Government of Canada that, in the context of operations, exercises or other military activity sanctioned by the United Nations or otherwise conducted in accordance with international law, the mere participation by the Canadian Forces, or individual Canadians, in operations, exercises or other military activity conducted in combination with the armed forces of States not party to the Convention which engage in activity prohibited under the Convention would not, by itself, be considered to be assistance, encouragement or inducement in accordance with the meaning of those terms in article 1, paragraph 1 (c)."

Other Actions Signature on deposit with UN — 3 December 1997