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The following domestic laws and rules have been reported to the IFRC as having drawn language or inspiration from the IDRL Guidelines:

Bhutan:

Disaster Management Act of 2013

See articles 14-18.

Colombia:

Ley 1523 de 2012 por la cual se adopta la política nacional de gestión del riesgo de desastres y se establece el Sistema Nacional de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres y se dictan otras disposiciones (Law 1523 of 2012 adopting the National Policy on Disaster Risk Management and Establishing the National System of Disaster Risk Management and for other purposes), 24 April 2012.

See article 43. 

Plan Estratégico de Cooperación Internacional, Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres, 2013-14 (2013) (Stratgeic Plan for International Cooperatoin, Disaster Risk Management, 2013-14).

See page 32.

Finland:

Pelastuslaki (Rescue Act), 379/2011, 29 April 2011.

See section 38

Indonesia:

Undang-Undang Tentang Penanggulangan Bencana (Law of the Republic of Indonesia Number 24 of 2007 Concerning Disaster Management), 26 January 2008.

See article 30

Government Regulation of Republic of Indonesia Number 23 of 2008 Concerning Participation of International Institutions and Foreign Non Governmental Institutions in Disaster Management, 28 February 2008.

Mexico:

Lineamientos generales para la expedición de visas que emiten las secretarías de Gobernación y de Relaciones Exteriores, November 2012 (General Guidelines for expediting visas, promulgated by the Secretaries of Governance and Foreign Affairs).

See pages 7 & 26.

Ley General de Protección Civil, published in  Government Gazette on 6 June 2012 

Articles 68 to 72

Namibia:

Disaster Risk Management Act, 2012, Act No. 10, 2012, in Government Gazette No. 5029, 3 September 2012.

See article 52.

The Netherlands:

Handboek Inkomende Buitenlandse Bijstand (Manual for incoming Foreign Assistance), Landelijk Operationeel Coördinatie Centrum (LOCC, National Operations Centre), version of October 2010. 

New Zealand:

National Crisis Management Centre, International Assistance Cell, Standard Operating Procedures, September 2009.

Norway:

Forskrift om utlendingers adgang til riket og deres opphold her (utlendingsforskriften) (Regulations of 19 October 2009 on the Entry of Foreigh Nationals into the Kingdom of Norway and their Stay in the Realm (Immigration Regulations)), 19 October 2009.

See section 3-18

Panama:

Decreto ejecutivo No. 320 (de 8 de agosto de 2008) “Que reglamenta el Decreto Ley No. 3 de 22 de febrero de 2008, que crea el Servicio Nacional de Migración y dicta otras disposiciones” (Executive Decree No. 320 (of 8 August 2008) "Regulating Law No. 3 of 22 February 2008 creating the National Service for migration and other dispositions"), 8 August 2008.

See section 6

Manual de Procedimiento de la Cancillería en caso de desastres (Manual on Procedures for the Foreign Ministry in the Case of Disasters), April 2009.

Peru:

Decreto supremo que aprueba el Reglamento de la ley N° 29664, que crea el systema nacional de gestión del riesgo de disastres (SINAGERD) (Regulation approving Law 29664 creating a National Disaster Risk Management System (SINAGERD)), 26 May 2011.

See chapter IX. 

The Philippines:

Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010, Republic Act No. 10121, 27 July 2009.

See section 18

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10121, 27 September 2010.

See rule 14




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