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National regulatory frameworks on PMSCs

The Working Group has the pleasure to share the so far received examples of national laws and other regulations and encourages all States to contribute to the survey of national legislation by submitting laws and regulations relating to private military and/or security companies, their personnel, and their activities (For more information on the national legislation project, see http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Mercenaries/WGMercenaries/Pages/NationalLegislationSurvey.aspx).

Collection of national legislation on private military and security companies


Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Armenia
Angola 1-2
Argentina
Austria
Australia
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Burkina Faso E | F
Bulgaria
Burundi
Brunei Darussalam
Bolivia
Brazil
Bhutan
Botswana
Cambodia
Cameroon E | F
Canada
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire E | F
Croatia
Cuba
Cape Verde
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the Congo
1-2 -3
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Estonia
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
1-2-3-4
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
1-2
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Latvia
Lesotho
1-2-3
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg

Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali 1-2-3
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Monaco
Morocco E | F
Montenegro
Mongolia
Mozambique 1-2
Myanmar
Namibia
1-2-3
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Palau
Pakistan
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
1-2-3
Qatar
Republic of Korea
Republic of Moldova
Romania
1-2-3
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal E | F
Serbia
1-2-3-4-5-6
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
1-2-3-4-5
Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan
Thailand
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkmenistan
Tunisia E | F
Turkey
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
A-E
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
1-2-3-4
United Republic of Tanzania
United States of America
1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-22-23-24-25-26-27-28-29-30-31-32-33
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe