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Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (APMBC) / Ottawa Convention / Mine Ban Treaty

Note: Provides for a complete ban on the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines (APMs) and on their destruction. For the purposes of IMAS documents, Article 5 of the APMBC lays down requirements for the destruction of APMs in mined areas. Article 6 details transparency measures required under the Treaty including information on the location of mined or suspected mined areas and measures taken to warn the local population.