of March 29, 2002 No. ZR-309
About civil defense
Accepted by National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia on March 5, 2002
This Law establishes the principles of civil defense, the right and obligation of state bodies and local self-government, the organizations (irrespective of their form of business), the citizens of the Republic of Armenia, persons which do not have nationality and foreign citizens (further - citizens) in the field of civil defense.
In this Law the following basic concepts are used:
civil defense - system of the actions directed to protection or preparation for protection of the population and material values in case of armed attack to the Republic of Armenia, availability of its direct threat, or declaration of war by National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia;
the territory carried to group on civil defense, the territory including the settlement, objects having special, especially important and historical and cultural value;
special objects especially importance - the objects of the increased danger of the state and strategic importance providing life activity of the population;
services of civil defense - the services created in state bodies and local self-government, the organizations for ensuring implementation within the competence of actions for civil defense;
forming of civil defense - the forming created in municipalities and the organizations which are equipped with the equipment provided for rescue and urgent emergency recovery operations, equipment, stock are intended for implementation of actions for civil defense and are not part of Armed forces and other troops of the Republic of Armenia;
urgent emergency recovery operations - the first-priority works directed to elimination of danger of impact of such factors life-threatening and to human health which prevent search and rescuing of people, and also on strengthening or demolition of buildings, structures, on emergency shutdowns of sources of liquid fuel, gas, the electric power and water, on recovery, repair according to temporary schemes of vital infrastructure of the population and rescuers and on sanitary cleaning of the territory.
Basis of legal support of civil defense are the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia, the international agreements of the Republic of Armenia, this Law, other laws and legal acts of the Republic of Armenia.
The system of civil defense includes state bodies and local self-government, the organization.
The organization and implementation of civil defense are one of the most important functions of the state and component and integral part of homeland security.
The state prepares for tasks of civil defense beforehand, in peace conditions.
The principles of civil defense are:
a) organization and implementation of civil defense for all territory of the Republic of Armenia;
b) the differentiated implementation of civil defense - on strategic, age, territorial, production and territorial features;
c) organization of civil defense for the principle of centralized management.
Forms of civil defense are evacuation, the shelter and providing with individual protection equipment which are performed according to the procedure, established by the Government of the Republic of Armenia.
Actions for civil defense are subdivided into preparatory and main activities.
Preparatory activities on civil defense are performed beforehand.
The main actions for civil defense are performed in case of armed attack to the Republic of Armenia, availability of its direct threat or declaration of war by National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia.
Preparatory activities on civil defense are:
a) creation, preparation and ensuring permanent readiness of civil defense forces;
b) providing from the point of view of civil defense of stable activities and reasonable placement of special objects especially importance in master plans and drafts of the detailed layout of settlements and other functional territories;
c) safety and reliability of construction of buildings, structures, engineering networks, hydraulic engineering constructions, transport communications of ways and highways, ensuring safe functioning of objects of the increased danger;
d) organization of management systems, bonds and notifications and ensuring their normal functioning;
e) preparation of state bodies, state bodies and local self-government (further - governing bodies) both the organizations and training of the population;
e) creation and ensuring activities of system of constant control behind radiation, chemical and bacteriological situation;
g) organization of system of providing notice of governing bodies and population;
h) construction and content of protective constructions;
i) accumulating and content of necessary inventories of individual protection equipment and other property for the purposes of civil defense;
j) creation and content of necessary food, medical and material inventories;
k) plan development on civil defense.
The actions specified in this Article are performed according to the procedure, established by the Government of the Republic of Armenia.
The main actions for civil defense are:
a) notification of governing bodies and population;
b) evacuation and resettlement;
d) providing population with individual protection equipment;
e) implementation of rescue operations;
g) medical support;
h) fire-proof providing;
i) detection of the dangerous territories, neutralization and disinfecting from radiation, chemical and bacteriological means;
j) ensuring life activity of the population;
k) accounting and burial of the dead;
l) strengthening of implementation of permanent observation and control of condition and infectiousness of the environment, water, food;
m) providing notice of governing bodies and population;
o) chemical, radiation and bacteriological providing;
o) accomplishment of urgent emergency recovery operations;
p) ensuring public order, and also strengthening of protection of special objects especially importance;
c) ensuring target use of material inventories, transport and other means;
r) priority use of republican, departmental and local communication networks for the organization and implementation of rescue operations.
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