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OPCW: The Legal Texts 2nd ed isbn 9789067043182


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ISBN13: 9789067041126
ISBN: 9067041122
New Edition ISBN: 9789067043182
Published: March 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This text examines the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which is composed of three organs: the Conference of the States Parties, the Executive Council, and the Technical Secretariat. It was set up to act against the threat of use or actual use of chemical weapons.

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Foreword; Introduction; Table of abbreviations; Table of decisions
Part I. Substance: Chemical Weapons Convention: 1. Text of the convention; 2. Declarations and statements made upon signature/ratification/accession; 3. Amendments/changes to the text of the Convention Interpretation; 4. Chemical weapons (CW) issues; 5. Chemical weapons storage facility (CWSF) issues; 6. Chemical weapons destruction facility (CWDF) issues; 7. Chemical weapons production facility (CWPF) issues; 8. Article VI issues (activities not prohibited); 9. Challenge inspection issues; 10. Investigations of alleged use; 11. General rules of verification; 12. Designated laboratories; 13. Central OPCW Analytical Database; Implementation; 14. Policy; 15. Facility agreements (Articles IV, V and VI(3)); 16. National implementation measures (Article VII); 17. Privileges and immunities (Article VIII, Section E); 18. Protection (Article X, paragraph 5); 19. Assistance (Article X, paragraph 7); 20. Training
Part II. Procedure: 21. Conference of the States Parties; 22. Executive Council; 23. Technical Secretariat; 24. Scientific Advisory Board; 25. Confidentiality Commission; 26. Advisory Body on Administrative and Financial Matters
Part III. History: 27. Material transmitted by the Conference on Disarmament; 28. UN General Assembly resolution 47/39 (1992); 29. Paris Resolution, related understandings, decision; 30. Transfer Protocol; 31. Emblem of the OPCW; Annexes: 1. Status of the Convention as of 29 April 1999; 2. General obligations under the Convention and related tasks; 3. International agreements registered by the OPCW; Index.