Prevention of the Violation of International Obligations Order, 1976
Kings Order in Council 11 of 1976
- Assented to on 5 March 1976
- Commenced on 23 April 1976
- [This is the version of this document at 1 December 1998.]
1. Short titleThis King’s Order-in-Council may be cited as The Prevention of the Violation of International Obligations Order, 1976.
2. InterpretationIn this Order, unless the context otherwise requires—“Arms”, “Ammunition” and “firearms” have the meaning assigned to them in the Arms and Ammunition Act No. 24 of 1964;“international authority” includes the General Assembly or Security Council of the United Nations Organisation or the Organisation of African Unity;“permit” means a permit issued by a licensing authority under section 10 of the Arms and Ammunition Act Not. 24 of 1964;“resolution of international authority” means any mandatory resolution by an international authority to which the Government of the Kingdom of Swazi-land is a party unless the Prime Minister has prescribed, with retrospective effect or otherwise, that this Order shall not apply to such resolution.[Amended K.O-I-C. 11/1977]
3. Criminal liability for the breach of any sanctions, embargoes or such like restrictions imposed by an international authorityAny person who in manner whatsoever in Swaziland or elsewhere breaches, or by his action is likely to cause a breach of, or who does any act either in Swaziland or elsewhere to assist any other person, in the breaching of any resolution of an international authority in terms of which any sanctions or embargoes or such like restrictions are imposed on any country, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine of ten thousand emalangeni or five years imprisonment or both.
4. Prohibition against misuse of address or post office box
5. Seizure and confiscation of goods
6. Confiscation of arms and ammunition
History of this document
01 December 1998 this version
23 April 1976
05 March 1976