LEGAL FRAMEWORK

LEGAL FRAMEWORK

In accordance with the Agreement on the Establishment of the Regional Centre of Small Arms in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa (RECSA), Article2 sub-section 1 and 2:

  1. A regional Centre on Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa (RECSA) hereinafter referred to as the “Centre” is hereby established.

  2. The Centre is established as an inter-governmental institution with international juridical personality. As a body corporate, the Centre shall in particular have capacity to:

  1. Enter into contracts

  2. Acquire and dispose of moveable and immovable property; and

  3. Sue or be sued, subject to relevant immunities and privileged accorded to the Centre in pursuant of this provision of Article 7 of this Agreement.