Agreement Governing The Activities Of States On The Moon

1. The Moon is used by all States Parties exclusively for peaceful purposes. (4) The construction of military bases, installations and fortifications, the testing of any form of weapons and the behaviour of the military on the Moon are prohibited. The deployment of military personnel for scientific or other peaceful purposes is not prohibited. The use of equipment or equipment necessary for the peaceful search and use of the Moon is also not prohibited. 2. States parties inform the Secretary-General of the United Nations of the steps they are taking under paragraph 1 of this article and inform him in advance of any active radio documents on the Moon and the purposes of those rankings. b) place their personnel, spacecraft, equipment, facilities, stations and installations anywhere on or below the surface of the Moon. 3.

The activities of the contracting states covered in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article do not interfere with the activities of other contracting states on the Moon. If such an intervention can occur, the States Parties concerned will consult in accordance with paragraphs 2 and 3 of Article 15 of this agreement. 1. The provisions of this agreement on the Moon also apply to other celestial bodies in the solar system, with the exception of Earth, provided that specific legal standards come into force for one of these celestial bodies. All activities on the Moon, including its exploration and use, are conducted in accordance with international law, in particular the Charter of the United Nations, and in light of the Declaration on the Principles of International Law governing friendly relations and cooperation between States, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations, adopted by the General Assembly on 24 October 1970. , in the interest of maintaining international peace and security and promoting international cooperation and mutual understanding, and taking due account of the corresponding interests of all other States Parties. Reaffirming the importance of international cooperation in the field of exploration and peaceful uses of outer space, including the Moon and other celestial bodies, and the promotion of the rule of law in this area of human action, the Moon is not subject to any national appropriation by a right to sovereignty, by use or occupation, or by any other means. 1. States Parties may install manned and unmanned stations on the Moon. A State Party to the construction of a station may only use the territory necessary for the station`s needs and informs the Secretary-General of the United Nations without delay of the location and purposes of that station.