|Name:||Law No. 4 of 2014 on the Libyan Red Crescent.|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation online in Arabic Official Gazette of Libya Website, Ministry Of Justice, Libya, P. 251 - P. 252 PDF in Arabic (consulted on 2015-05-05)
Legislation online in English Libyan Security Sector Legislation, The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) PDF in English (consulted on 2015-05-05)
|Abstract/Citation:||The Libyan Red Crescent is a volunteer humanitarian organisation that possesses its own logo. It shall be an institution in the form of an independent national association of public benefit as set forth by the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols. Its work shall be guided by the basic international principles applicable in this respect. It shall assist the public authorities and provide aid and support to the most vulnerable groups without discrimination when necessary or requested.
The Libyan Red Crescent Society shall work inside and outside Libya to care for human dignity and the right to life. It shall be the only entity to assume the functions of the Red Crescent at the local, regional, and international levels. The funds thereof shall enjoy the sanctity of public funds, and the employees thereof shall have the capacity of civil servants during the performance of their volunteer work.