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The Convention on Cluster Munitions - A Commentary edited by Nystuen, Gro; Casey-Maslen, Stuart (21st October 2010)

Commentary, Art.2 Definitions

Bonnie Docherty, Lou Maresca, Richard Moyes, Markus Reiterer

From: The Convention on Cluster Munitions: A Commentary

Edited By: Gro Nystuen, Stuart Casey-Maslen

Subject(s):
Weapons, conventional
For the purposes of this Convention: 2.1 Article 2 sets out a number of definitions ‘for the purposes of this Convention’. 2 Two of these definitions were derived either verbatim or with slight modification from the 1997 Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention : 3 specifically ‘mine’ and ‘transfer’. 4 Others were adapted from related definitions in 1996 Amended Protocol II 5 and 2003 Protocol V 6 annexed to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW). 7 However, the definitions of cluster munition victims, and of cluster munition, explosive submunition,...
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