Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Act 2009

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The Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Act 2009[1]
Long title An Act to amend the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 so as to give effect to the Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 done on 8 December 2005; and to amend the United Nations Personnel Act 1997 so as to give effect to the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 8 December 2005.
Chapter 2009 c 6
Dates
Royal Assent 2 July 2009
History of passage through Parliament
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Act 2009 (c 6) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was enacted to give effect to the Third Additional Protocol to the Geneva Conventions and to the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel.[2]

Section 1[edit]

This section amends the Geneva Conventions Act 1957. It came into force on 5 April 2010.[3] It was extended, with modifications, to Guernsey,[4] on 15 January 2011.[5]

Section 2[edit]

This section amends section 4 of the United Nations Personnel Act 1997. It came into force on 28 July 2010.[6]

Section 3 - Commencement, extent and short title[edit]

This section came into force on the beginning of 2 July 2009.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 3(5) of this Act.
  2. ^ Explanatory notes, paragraph 3
  3. ^ The Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Act 2009 (Commencement No.1) Order 2009 (S.I. 2009/2892 (C. 128), article 2
  4. ^ The Geneva Conventions Act (Guernsey) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/2965), article 3 and the First Schedule
  5. ^ http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2010/2965/article/1/made
  6. ^ The Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Act 2009 (Commencement No.2) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/1779 (C. 92)), article 2
  7. ^ The Interpretation Act 1978, section 4(b)

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