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LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

of August 20, 1999 No. 820-I

About Frontier of the Republic of Uzbekistan

(as amended on 18-02-2019)

I. General provisions

Article 1. Purpose of this Law

The purpose of this Law is regulation of the relations in the field of establishment, changes, protection and protection of Frontier of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Article 2. Legislation on Frontier

The legislation on Frontier consists of this Law and other acts of the legislation.

If the international treaty of the Republic of Uzbekistan establishes other rules, than those which are stipulated by the legislation the Republic of Uzbekistan about Frontier then are applied rules of the international treaty.

Article 3. Frontier of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Frontier of the Republic of Uzbekistan (further Frontier) - the line and the vertical surface passing across this line, the determining limits of the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan (sushi, waters, subsoil, airspace).

Article 4. Principles of establishment and change of Frontier

The Republic of Uzbekistan in case of establishment and change of Frontier proceeds from need of ensuring national security and is guided by the principles:

mutual respect of sovereignty, territorial integrity of the states, immunity and inviolability of frontiers;

peaceful resolution of boundary questions;

full, equal and mutually beneficial cooperation with foreign states;

non-interference to internal affairs of the adjacent states;

nonuses of force or threats of force.

Article 5. Establishment and change of Frontier

Establishment and change of Frontier are performed by Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan based on international treaties of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The frontier is subject to delimitation and demarcation (redemarkation).

The frontier is established:

on the land - on characteristic points, lines of relief or it is clear to visible reference points;

on the navigable rivers - on the middle of the main waterway or thalweg of the river; on the non-navigable rivers, streams - on their middle or the middle of the main sleeve of the river; on lakes and other reservoirs - on the direct or other line connecting Frontier exits to coast of the lake or other reservoir. The frontier passing down the river to stream, the lake or other reservoir, does not move as in case of change of outline of their coast or water level, and in case of variation of the bed of the river, stream to this or that party;

on water storage basins and other artificial reservoirs - according to the line of the Frontier passing on the area before its flooding;

on the bridges, dikes and other constructions passing through the rivers, streams, lakes and other reservoirs - on the middle of these constructions or on their technological axis, irrespective of passing of Frontier on water.

Article 6. Designation of Frontier

The frontier on the area is designated clearly by visible border markers.

Forms, the sizes and procedure for installation of border markers are determined by the legislation and international treaties of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

For designation of the line of Frontier between the adjacent states on the area on all its extent, and also along the boundary rivers and reservoirs the strip of cleaning of border is established.

Article 7. Financial and material logistics of actions for establishment, change, protection and protection of Frontier

Financial provision of actions for establishment, change, protection and protection of Frontier is performed at the expense of means of the government budget.

Material logistics of actions for establishment, change, protection and protection of Frontier is performed on regulations and according to the procedure, the established Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

II. Frontier mode

Article 8. Establishment of the mode of Frontier

The mode of Frontier includes set of the rules determining procedure:

arrangement and control of content of Frontier;

crossings of Frontier by persons and vehicles;

movements through Frontier of goods, other property and animals;

the omission through Frontier of persons, vehicles, goods, other property and animals;

maintaining on Frontier or near it economic and other activity.

The mode of Frontier is set by this Law, other acts of the legislation and international treaties of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Article 9. Arrangement and control of content of Frontier

Arrangement of Frontier consists in the equipment, preserving and maintenance in good repair of border markers, cleaning strip, their control survey, and also in carrying out with the adjacent states of joint checks of passing of the line of Frontier.

For the purpose of arrangement of Frontier the parcels of land directly adjacent to the line of Frontier, according to the procedure, established by the legislation are allocated for border troops of Service of state security of the Republic of Uzbekistan (daleepogranichny troops) in permanent use.

Article 10. Crossing of Frontier by persons and vehicles

Crossing of Frontier by persons and vehicles is performed on the ways of the international automobile, railway, air, river communication or in other places determined by the legislation and international treaties of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Article 11. Movement through Frontier of goods, other property and animals

Movement through Frontier of goods, other property and animals is made in places and according to the procedure, established by the legislation and international treaties of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Article 12. The omission through Frontier

The omission through Frontier of persons, vehicles, goods, other property and animals is made at the established check points.

The quantity, dislocation of check points, and also procedure for the omission through Frontier are determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Article 13. Temporary regime restrictions on Frontier

For the purpose of safety of the Republic of Uzbekistan crossing of Frontier, including on its certain sites, can be temporarily limited or stopped according to the procedure, established by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

In case of threat of spread of especially dangerous infectious diseases in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan or foreign state on certain sites of Frontier according to the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan the quarantine for persons crossing Frontier, goods, other property, animal, seed, landing material and other products of animal and phytogenesis can be established.

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