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The obligation to adopt national implementation measures

National implementation measures build greater confidence between states parties that obligations are being fully implemented, and are an obligation under the TPNW. Ireland and Algeria are examples of states that have already adopted such national implementation measures; one of a legal nature and one of an administrative nature.

The Parliament of Ireland adopted the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Bill in 2019.
The Parliament of Ireland adopted the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Bill in 2019. Photo: Courtesy of the Houses of the Oireachtas Service, Ireland
ARTICLE 5 - INTERPRETATION
Prohibitions overview