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

Regime for Schedule 2 Chemicals and Facilities related to such Chemicals

C. Transfers to States not party to this Convention



31. Schedule 2 chemicals shall only be transferred to or received from States Parties. This obligation shall take effect three years after entry into force of this Convention.


32. During this interim three-year period, each State Party shall require an end-use certificate, as specified below, for transfers of Schedule 2 chemicals to States not Party to this Convention. For such transfers, each State Party shall adopt the necessary measures to ensure that the transferred chemicals shall only be used for purposes not prohibited under this Convention. Inter alia, the State Party shall require from the recipient State a certificate stating, in relation to the transferred chemicals:
(a) That they will only be used for purposes not prohibited under this Convention;
(b) That they will not be re-transferred;
(c) Their types and quantities;
(d) Their end-use(s); and
(e) The name(s) and address(es) of the end-user(s).