The Chemical Weapons Convention ActAn Act to give effect to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
List of Chapters & Sections
PRELIMINARY ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATIONAL AUTHORITY AND ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS PROHIBITION AND REGULATION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS AND TOXIC CHEMICALS REGISTRATION OF PERSONS AS PRODUCERS , USERS. ETC. INSPECTION, SEARCH, SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE OFFENCES AND PENALTIES MISCELLANEOUS
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATIONAL AUTHORITY AND ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS6Establishment of National Authority7Powers and functions of National Authority8National Authority to submit initial, annual and other periodical declaration to Organization9Appointment of enforcement officers10Power of National Authority to issue directions11Power of Central Government to constitute Committee12Power of National Authority to call for information, etc
PROHIBITION AND REGULATION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS AND TOXIC CHEMICALS13Prohibition to develop, produce, acquire, etc., Chemical Weapons14Knowledge about Old or Abandoned Chemical Weapons to be informed to National Authority15Prohibition to develop, produce, acquire, etc., Toxic Chemical or Precursor16Restriction on transfer of Toxic Chemical or Precursor listed in Schedule 217Export or import to be made in accordance with Export and Import Policy
REGISTRATION OF PERSONS AS PRODUCERS , USERS. ETC.
INSPECTION, SEARCH, SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE19Power of Inspector to inspect any person or place20Enforcement officer to enter into any place for examining and testing facility or to conduct search21Certain acts to constitute an offence22Power to issue warrant and authorisation23Power of entry, search, seizure and arrest without warrant or authorisation24Power of seizure and arrest in public places25Procedure where seizure of goods liable to confiscation not possible26Power to stop and search conveyance27Conditions under which search of persons be conducted28Provisions of Act 2 of 1974 to apply to arrests, searches and seizures29Disposal of persons arrested and goods seized30Power to invest officers of the National Authority, etc., with powers of an officer in charge of a police station31Police to take charge of goods seized and delivered32Report of arrest and seizure33Liability of Toxic Chemical, Precursor and conveyance to confiscation34Confiscation of Goods used for concealing Toxic Chemicals or Precursors35Confiscation of sale proceeds of goods36Procedure in making confiscation37Power to call for information, etc38Information as to commission of offences
OFFENCES AND PENALTIES39Punishment for failure to register40Punishment for contravention in relation to development, production, etc., of Chemical Weapons or riot control agents, etc41Punishment for contravention in relation to Toxic Chemicals, etc., listed in Schedule 142Punishment for contravention in relation to transfer of Toxic Chemical, etc., listed in Schedule 243Punishment for contravention in relation to export or import of Toxic Chemicals, etc44Punishment for contravention in relation to disclosure of confidential information45Punishment for contravention in relation to denial of access46Punishment for contravention in relation to failure to furnish information, declaration or return47Offence punishable under section 46 to be cognizable48Offences by companies49Prosecution of offences50Appeals from the decision of National Authority51Provisions of Convention not to apply to certain mixtures