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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)


Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction

Annex on Implementation and Verification ("Verification Annex")

Part V : Destruction of Chemical Weapons Production Facilities and its Verification pursuant to Article V

A. Declarations

Declarations of past transfers and receipts



3. A State Party that has transferred or received chemical weapons production equipment since 1 January 1946 shall declare these transfers and receipts pursuant to Article III, paragraph 1(c)(iv), and in accordance with paragraph 5 below. When not all the specified information is available for transfer and receipt of such equipment for the period between 1 January 1946 and 1 January 1970, the State Party shall declare whatever information is still available to it and provide an explanation as to why it cannot submit a full declaration.


4. Chemical weapons production equipment referred to in paragraph 3 means:
(a) Specialized equipment;
(b) Equipment for the production of equipment specifically designed for use directly in connection with chemical weapons employment; and
(c) Equipment designed or used exclusively for producing non-chemical parts for chemical munitions.


5. The declaration concerning transfer and receipt of chemical weapons production equipment shall specify:
(a) Who received/transferred the chemical weapons production equipment;
(b) The identity of such equipment;
(c) The date of transfer or receipt;
(d) Whether the equipment was destroyed, if known; and
(e) Current disposition, if known.