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by The Regional Nation of The Northern Light. . 51 reads.

Vote Against GA resolution Interference-Causing Equipment Standards Act

General Assembly Vote Recommendation

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Resolution at Vote: Interference-Causing Equipment Standards Act
Vote Recommendation: Against

Resolution Analysis
While a well-intentioned proposal, it unfortunately falls victim to wording problems, which are at times overly complex while also creating loopholes. For example, clause 2i includes technical vocabulary that is not properly defined. Clause 3 prohibits distribution of non-compliant devices between member states while allowing member states to import and export from non-member states. Clauses 3 and 4 together ensure only member states capable of developing non-compliant devices are able to use them for government purposes such as security and defence, while those not as technologically advanced cannot purchase them, and are left without a vital line of defence.

For these reasons, the Ministry recommends a vote Against this proposal, in hopes of a better resolution in the future.

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