Unofficial translation by the Austrian Red Cross
FEDERAL LAW GAZETTE
OF THE AUSTRIAN REPUBLIC
|1.||“Anti-Personnel Mine” means a munition designed to be placed under, on or near the ground or another surface area and to be detonated or exploded by the presence, proximity or contact of persons;|
|2.||“Anti-Detection-Device” means a device designed to explode or detonate an anti-personnel mine through the use of a mine-detecting device.|
|1.||Mines foreseen exclusively for training purposes within the Austrian|
Federal Army or the Mine Clearance or Disarming Service are not subject to the prohibition laid down in § 2.
|2.||The import, possession and storage anti-personnel mines for immediate dismantling or other destruction shall be excluded from the prohibition laid down in § 2.|
§ 4. Existing stocks of anti-personnel mines or anti-detection devices under prohibition of § 2 shall be recorded to the Federal Ministry of the Interior within one month and destroyed by the Federal Ministry of the Interior not latter than one year after this Federal Law has entered into force by reimbursement of costs.