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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 VI : Activities Not Prohibited under this Convention in accordance with Article VI

Regime for Schedule 1 Chemicals and Facilities related to such Chemicals

A. General Provisions



1. A State Party shall not produce, acquire, retain or use Schedule 1 chemicals outside the territories of States Parties and shall not transfer such chemicals outside its territory except to another State Party.


2. A State Party shall not produce, acquire, retain, transfer or use Schedule 1 chemicals unless:
(a) The chemicals are applied to research, medical, pharmaceutical or protective purposes; and
(b) The types and quantities of chemicals are strictly limited to those which can be justified for such purposes; and
(c) The aggregate amount of such chemicals at any given time for such purposes is equal to or less than 1 tonne; and
(d) The aggregate amount for such purposes acquired by a State Party in any year through production, withdrawal from chemical weapons stocks and transfer is equal to or less than 1 tonne.