Category: Free Trade
Proposed by: Philimbesi
Description: UNDERSTANDING that in the course of international affairs, nations may from time to time place trade blockades on other nations.
REGRETTING that at times said blockades might restrict life saving drugs and personnel from attending the sick and wounded in the blocked nations.
ASSERTING that life is fundamentally more important than political or international affairs.
The World Assembly,
DEFINES Medical Supplies as any item used directly in life saving actions, or those used to sustain life after injury or disease.
DEFINES Medical Personnel as civilian doctors, nurses, or paramedical personnel
REQUIRES any blocking force or forces to grant vessels carrying medical supplies and personnel passage.
PERMITS the searching of delivery vessels in accordance with WA statues.
PROHIBITS the blocking of delivery of medical supplies or personnel to the citizens of blockaded nations.
Votes For: 4,299
Votes Against: 1,371
Implemented Sun Jan 10 2010
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