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    • Protocol on Facilitation of Movement of Persons (2005)

      Entry Into Force: Not yet in force

      Date Signed: 2005-08-18

      Type: Protocols

      Themes: Politics, Defence & Security, Public Security


      The SADC Protocol on Facilitation of the Movement of Persons of 2005 seeks to fulfill the objectives of the SADC Treaty, which require SADC to develop policies aimed at the progressive elimination of obstacles to the free movement of capital and labour, goods and services and of the people of the region generally amongst Member States.

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    • Protocol on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters (2002)

      Entry Into Force: 2007-03-01

      Date Signed: 2002-10-03

      Type: Protocols

      Themes: Politics, Defence & Security, Public Security


      In pursuance of the goal of regional integration in the areas of social welfare peace and security, SADC extends to Member States the widest possible mutual legal assistance within the limits of the laws of their respective jurisdictions.

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    • Protocol on Extradition (2002)

      Entry Into Force: 2006-09-01

      Date Signed: 2002-10-03

      Type: Protocols

      Themes: Politics, Defence & Security, Public Security


      The SADC Protocol on Extradition was signed with the intention to reduce the crime levels by enabling Member States to extradite to the other, any person within its jurisdiction who is wanted for prosecution or the imposition or enforcement of a sentence in the requesting Member State.

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    • Protocol on the Control of Firearms, Ammunition and Other Materials (2001)

      Entry Into Force: 2004-11-08

      Date Signed: 2001-08-14

      Type: Protocols

      Themes: Politics, Defence & Security, Public Security


      The objectives, international initiatives, legislative measures, mutual legal assistance and law enforcement on control of firearms and ammunition within the SADC region are outlined in the Protocol on Firearms, Ammunition and Other Related Materials.

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