Law → Prohibition
Prohibition is the act or practice of forbidding something by law; more particularly the term refers to the banning of the manufacture, storage, transportation, sale, possession, and consumption of alcoholic beverages. The word is also used to refer to a period of time during which such bans are enforced.
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Organizations relating to Prohibition
Conference of States Parties of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1997
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction / Est. 1997
International Convention Respecting the Prohibition of the Use of White, Yellow, Phosphorus in the Manufacture of Matches / Est. 1906
Convention Concerning the Prohibition and Immediate Action for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1999
Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare / Est. 1925
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological - Biological - and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction / Est. 1972
Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Sea-bed and the Ocean Floor and in the Subsoil Thereof / Est. 1971
Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property / Paris, France / Est. 1970
International Convention for the Abolition of Import and Export Prohibitions and Restrictions / Est. 1927
Amendment to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America, 1992 / Est. 1992
Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean / Est. 1967
Protocol II to the Convention for the Prohibition of Fishing with Long Driftnets in the South Pacific / Est. 1990
Convention Respecting the Prohibition of Night Work for Women in Industrial Employment / Est. 1906
International Declaration Prohibiting the Discharge of Projectiles and Explosives from Balloons / Est. 1907
Amendment to the Treaty for the Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons in Latin America / Est. 1990
Convention for the Prohibition of Fishing with Long Driftnets in the South Pacific / Est. 1989
Protocol I to the Convention for the Prohibition of Fishing with Long Driftnets in the South Pacific / Est. 1990
Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques / Est. 1976
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1992
Additional Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with Regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine, on the Prohibition of Cloning Human Beings / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1998
Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons / Est. 2017
Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, with Annexed Protocols / Est. 1980
Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1969
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1997
View all profiles (28 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations
World Problems relating to ProhibitionFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
Mixed race marriage
Denial of right to freedom of religion of indigenous peoples
Action Strategies relating to ProhibitionFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
Controlling domestically prohibited goods
Regulating trade in endangered species
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