World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Military of Dominica

Article Id: WHEBN0000008058
Reproduction Date:

Title: Military of Dominica  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Regional Security System, Government of Dominica, Military of Haiti, Royal Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force, Royal Montserrat Defence Force
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Military of Dominica

There is no standing army in Dominica since 1981.[1] Defense is the responsibility of Regional Security System (RSS).

The civil Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force includes a Special Service Unit, Coast Guard. In the event of war or other emergency, if proclaimed by the authorities, the Police Force shall be a military force which may be employed for State defence (Police Act, Chapter 14:01).[2]


  1. ^ Overview. 26 countries without armies, ARPED
  2. ^ cited literally from The Caribbean: Defence and Security in the Anglophone Caribbean — The Roads to Cooperation. in A Comparative Atlas of Defence in Latin America and Caribbean, 2010 Edition, table Defence Force’s Mission, p. 113 (pp. 113-128, pdf p. 1)
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.